Dave Guttman

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                      How to Get Employees to Use Telemedicine

                      Telemedicine can be a huge benefit for all employers and their employees. Telemedicine helps employers save money by diverting employee healthcare costs away from expensive options such as the ER or urgent care. And, telemedicine helps employees...

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                      What You Should Expect from the Best Telemedicine Companies

                      According to our recent findings, there are more than 200 telemedicine providers offering an array of virtual care and telehealth services. With so many options, finding the best telemedicine company can be dizzying.

                      According to First Stop...

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                      What is the Cost of Telemedicine?

                      Every employer knows it’s important to consider the full cost of any employee benefit program before signing up. But the cost of telemedicine isn’t always straightforward. 

                      That’s because the cost of telemedicine varies greatly among providers, and...

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                      3 Reasons Why Every Company Should Offer Telemedicine

                      Telemedicine has been around for several years, and is now one of the fastest-growing employee health benefits, according to 2019 research by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). In fact, company adoption grew by 10% from 2018-2019. 


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                      Inc. Magazine Features First Stop Health as One of Chicago's Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies


                      In its continuing coverage of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America, Inc. magazine focused on Chicago. The article noted that 110 companies located in the "Windy City" were included in the Inc 5000 2018 list, and profiled the ...

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                      Telemedicine: Healthcare Cost Savings that Make Employees Happy

                      Several recent surveys indicate that U.S. employers expect healthcare costs to increase between 5.0% and 6.5% in 2018.  As compared to the past several years, these projections reflect an upward increase in the rate of growth of healthcare costs

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                      Four Criteria for Choosing and Implementing a High Impact Employee Benefit

                      In today’s highly competitive business landscape, attracting and retaining top talent is a central goal for corporate leaders and their human resources divisions.  In this ongoing battle, choosing and implementing high impact employee benefits play...

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                      29 Statistics You Need To Know About Healthcare & Telemedicine

                      The Telehealth Market: Size, Penetration & Potential Employer Cost Savings     

                      1. Addressable Market: The total addressable market for non-emergency telemedicine visits in the United States is estimated at 400+ million, approximately one-third of the...
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                      How Telemedicine is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

                      Telemedicine is rapidly creating a fundamental transformation in how healthcare is delivered throughout the nation. In an earlier post, we discussed the exploding range of services that are enabled by telemedicine. In this post, we provide a...

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