You can hardly find a news article or advertisement about telehealth that doesn’t tout its benefits: It saves money! It’s quick! It’s convenient! Patients prefer it to in-person care! In an industry that’s best-known for complexity, high costs and an utter lack of convenience, telehealth seems
A new online calculator from MeMD gives business owners an idea of the cost of mental health issues – at the micro level – along with a solution for improving employees’ mental and emotional health.
Brokers cited the cost of healthcare as their biggest challenge in 2019, and reported that their clients rely on them to contain these expenses. Telehealth can help them achieve success.
The United States spends twice as much per person on healthcare than other high-income countries, yet the quality of care isn’t any better. Telehealth could help cut costs dramatically while also improving patient outcomes...
The high cost of healthcare is putting a dent in business’ profitability and employees’ discretionary income – and all signs indicate that spending will continue to grow. Telehealth, too, is experiencing explosive growth, but this growth saves people money and boosts the bottom line...
Most business owners are keenly aware of the importance of mental health in the workplace. Even if they can’t put a dollar value on it, they’ve seen how depression, anxiety, substance misuse, family and marital problems, and other common issues affect their organization. At work, employees struggling with emotional and mental challenges may have difficulty […]
A new study by the Integrated Benefits Institute revealed that unhealthy employees are costing businesses 1.4 billion days of missed work and $530 billion in lost productivity each year.
The fourth open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act has arrived; with it comes a sharp increase in premiums for those with marketplace coverage.
Flexible Savings Accounts (FSAs) are a great way to curb the impact of healthcare expenses while saving money in a tax-free account. However, having an FSA may put you at a loss if you don’t spend your funds within a given year. With the December 31 deadline for FSA spending approaching, you should start thinking […]
Telemedicine is one solution that can assist this effort, and virtual consultations are a tool that can be used to prevent readmission rates and reduce costs.
Americans have greater access to healthcare than ever before, but also greater costs. Follow these tips to get the most from your health care dollars.
This infographic shows the different options available for patients and providers when choosing how to obtain and deliver medical care as well as the costs associated with different types of medical care.
Telemedicine offers a solution for people with commuting or time-constraint dilemmas; medical providers can virtually reach these remote patients at their homes.