More Large Employers Offer On-Site Clinics

2019-10-02T18:30:27+00:00

Some mega-employers manage clinics on their own while others outsource to clinic vendors or healthcare systems. Many provide clinics within their own facilities, but some offer near-site locations and even share a near-site clinic with other companies. Regardless of which model is preferred, more organizations with 5,000 or more employees are deciding that on-site or [...]

More Large Employers Offer On-Site Clinics2019-10-02T18:30:27+00:00

Troubleshooting Telemedicine

2018-12-27T08:00:47+00:00

The healthcare landscape is changing as providers increasingly offer virtual care options, and naturally it’s taken some getting used to. A recent study by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions found that while patients who have used virtual care reported a 77% satisfaction rate, only 44% felt that their wait time was reduced compared to [...]

Troubleshooting Telemedicine2018-12-27T08:00:47+00:00

4 factors driving adoption of telehealth

2018-10-09T14:42:31+00:00

This article was published on October 8, 2018 on BenefitsPro, written by Dan Cook. From online consultations to take-home self-diagnostic kits to remote specialist networks, telemedicine is suddenly everywhere. Photo source: BenefitsPro Five years ago, when talk turned to telemedicine or telehealth, the word “potential” either preceded or closely followed the discussion. In [...]

4 factors driving adoption of telehealth2018-10-09T14:42:31+00:00

States Moving Forward on Telemental Health

2018-09-27T08:00:25+00:00

States are moving toward telemedicine to help students access mental health services. Minnesota and Utah have proposed telemental services in order to reach students with underserved mental health needs. Students with unmet mental health needs experience many obstacles, with conditions such as depression and anxiety negatively impacting their attendance and performance. Telemental health is being [...]

States Moving Forward on Telemental Health2018-09-27T08:00:25+00:00

Getting People to Use Telemedicine

2018-08-23T08:00:50+00:00

24/7 physician access by phone or video has the potential to do great things for health plans and consumers. Getting a doctor’s help without waiting in a medical office is a great convenience, especially if you’re traveling or your primary care physician is unavailable. The challenge, however, is that telemedicine does not sell itself – [...]

Getting People to Use Telemedicine2018-08-23T08:00:50+00:00

Help Pass the HSA Improvement Act

2018-05-16T21:45:08+00:00

On March 1, Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) introduced H.R. 5138, the Bipartisan HSA Improvement Act. The legislation includes several provisions NAHU has advocated in recent years to address issues with HSAs and employer-sponsored coverage. The legislation seeks to promote flexibility, encourage innovation and expand access to HSAs by aligning HSA regulations [...]

Help Pass the HSA Improvement Act2018-05-16T21:45:08+00:00

Empowering Employees: Big Talk, Little Action

2018-02-08T09:00:17+00:00

Telemedicine offers a lot of potential for everyone – added convenience for busy families and lower costs than a traditional office visit. But as helpful as this service can be, it will only make a difference if it is used. Low utilization is not unique to telemedicine. It’s a common problem with many new, well [...]

Empowering Employees: Big Talk, Little Action2018-02-08T09:00:17+00:00

Strong Growth Forecast for Telemedicine

2018-01-24T16:00:52+00:00

This article was published on January 15, 2018 on HealthLeaders Media, written by John Commins. Telemedicine has been a hot topic in healthcare for some time. And, while plenty of content has discussed its potential of added convenience and lower costs, plenty of other content has pointed out its low utilization. It’s true that most [...]

Strong Growth Forecast for Telemedicine2018-01-24T16:00:52+00:00

With More Education and Engagement, Telemedicine Could Change the Future of Healthcare

2017-03-22T17:00:56+00:00

By now most have heard of the technology that is said to be ‘shaping the future of healthcare’. Many consider telemedicine, also referred to as telehealth, to be a viable option for care, bringing incredible value to patients by offering both convenience and efficiency. But, maybe you’re not yet convinced. Or, maybe you’re not fully [...]

With More Education and Engagement, Telemedicine Could Change the Future of Healthcare2017-03-22T17:00:56+00:00

TeleMedicine Continues to Grow

2017-01-13T09:00:13+00:00

If you haven’t interacted with a doctor by smart phone, email or webcam recently, you’ll be interested to know that the American Telemedicine Association reports that more than 15 million Americans received some kind of medical care remotely last year. For those employed by a large company or living in a major metro area, it [...]

TeleMedicine Continues to Grow2017-01-13T09:00:13+00:00