How to Get Employees to Use Telemedicine

What You Should Expect from the Best Telemedicine Companies

Sun Safety this Summer

What is the Cost of Telemedicine?

3 Reasons Why Every Company Should Offer Telemedicine

The Measles: What you need to know

"Realizing the Promise of Telemedicine for Employers," Healthcare & Cost Containment Newsletter for Employers, Issue #7

BenefitsPro Magazine Focuses on First Stop Health as the Principal Example of a Telemedicine Service Providing High-Value to Employers

"Why Healthcare Transparency Fails . . . and Navigation Works," Healthcare and Cost Containment Newsletter, Issue #6

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

First Stop Health Named to Inc. 500 at #276

"Cost-Saving Strategies: When Employees Fill Prescriptions," Healthcare and Cost Containment, Newsletter, Issue #5)

"Cost Containment, Employers, and the Diabetes Epidemic," Healthcare and Cost Containment Newsletter, Issue #4

"When Healthcare Cost Containment Fails," Employer Newsletter, Issue #3

Healthcare and Cost Containment for Employers: "Stop Rationing Primary Care," Issue #2

Healthcare & Cost Containment: First Stop Health's New Employer Newsletter


Belly Aches Are No Laughing Matter

4 Ways To Prevent Ear Aches

Pollen Counts Are High, You're Feeling Low

Employee Benefits Adviser: First Stop Health and Teladoc Discuss the Challenges Facing Employee Telemedicine Programs

Can Stress Make You Sick?

Telemedicine Magazine: "When Flu Season Hits the ER, Telemedicine Offers Surge Capacity"

First Stop Health Adds $650,000 in Financing to Continue Rapid Revenue Growth

Dave Guttman: Telemedicine and Insights on Reconstructing Healthcare (Podcast)

What Does Your Fever Mean?

Telemedicine and Electronic Health Records: Creating a Patient-Centric EHR System

Pack Your Meds

First Stop Health's Successful Engagement Drives Telemedicine Usage and Savings for Cuyahoga County

A Cough That Won't Stop

Telemedicine: Healthcare Cost Savings that Make Employees Happy

Prepare Your Medicine Cabinet

Four Criteria for Choosing and Implementing a High Impact Employee Benefit

7 Best Low-Cost Benefits for Working Moms

Benefits Strategy & Insights from NFP Broker, Dave Lewis [Interview]

29 Statistics You Need To Know About Healthcare & Telemedicine

What Does The Millennial Generation Want In Employee Benefits?

How Telemedicine Improves Employee Productivity

How Telemedicine is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

Why I Love Working For One of the Best Telemedicine Companies

What is Telemedicine? [Glossary of Terms]

5 Reasons Employees Don’t Use Their Wellness Benefits

How Employers Can Reduce Stress For Working Parents

Dave Guttman Shares Telemedicine Insights on the Reconstructing Healthcare Podcast

What NASCAR Can Teach Us About Navigating Employee Benefits [Interview]

How Much Time Does A Doctor Visit Really Take?

3 Things On-Site Clinics Can’t Do That Telemedicine Can

4 Things Telemedicine Companies Just Aren’t Telling You

Your First 60 Days on the First Stop Health Telemedicine Engagement Program

How Employers Can Fight the Stigma of Taking Sick Days and Improve Employee Health

An Employee Benefit Strategy For Offsetting Rising Healthcare Costs

Essential employee benefit trends you can’t afford to miss [Interview]

Sick Days... Minimized

Dr. Mark Friedman, CMO of First Stop Health: "Physicians Should be Innovators"

The Magic Number in Telemedicine

4 Reasons Embedded Telemedicine Is Not "Free"

3 Reasons Telemedicine Can Be Implemented Year-round

Phew! Happy New Year... Happy New Benefits

Top 3 Things HR Professionals Lose Sleep Over

Implementing an Onsite Clinic vs. Telemedicine

Chicago Tribune Reports First Stop Health's Clients Have Highest Utilization of Telemedicine

Time to Get Your Flu Shot

How to Best Deliver Cost Effective, Convenient Care Onsite

Using Your Carrier’s Telemedicine Service Could Cost You More Than $500K

For some employers, telemedicine is living up to its potential. Are your clients among them?

Telemedicine Without Barriers

Cheap and Easy Telemedicine Benefits Are a Waste of Your Money

Engagement Success and ROI Should Be On Telemedicine Companies, Not You

What Are Cost-Containment Strategies? (Plus 3 Solutions for Your Clients)

Preventing Trips to the ER: Summer Safety from Frontline Providers

Telemedicine: Your Personal Healthcare Companion

Pink Eye, Lice, and Strep. Oh My!

Fool's Cold: Do You Really Have a Cold? Or Is It Actually the Flu?

Brokers, Are You Recommending Value-Based Telemedicine?

The Top 5 Ways to Have a Healthy Vacation

Urgent Care Vs. Telemedicine: Which Costs Employers Less?

How To Keep Employees Happy Without Breaking The Bank

When Agitators Attack: Allergies vs. Viruses

The Real Risks of Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Hear What Our Clients Say About Their Telemedicine Benefits Experience

Brokers, Your Clients Should See Immediate Savings From Telemedicine Benefits

Out With The Old, In with the New: Spring Cleaning Safety

The Latest News in Employee Benefits Trends

How to Defeat Your Ugly Spring Allergies

Is Your Sore Throat a Sign of Something Serious?

What Unnecessary Urgent Care Visits Cost Each Year

Does Being Cold Make You Sick?

Amping Up Your New Workout Routine? Avoid (and Heal) Common Injuries

So, Your Carrier Has Telemedicine Benefits…

What Does Low Employee Participation in Benefits Cost Employers?

4 Ways Employers Can Soften the Blow of High Deductible Health Plan Costs

Will 2016 Be the Year of Telemedicine Benefits and ACOs?

Why You Should Implement Telemedicine Outside of Plan Renewal

The Top 3 Ways Benefits Administrators Can Be Heroes

Don’t Just “Check the Box” On Telemedicine

How Telemedicine Companies are Changing the State of ER Care

What the Physician Shortage Has to Do With Employers’ Bottom Lines

Telemedicine and Qualified HSA Plans

3 Ways to Make Your Employees Smile (Other Than Giving Them Raises)

How to Spend the Holidays with Your Family (Not in the Doctor's Office)

6 Employee Benefit Trends To Watch in 2016

The Uberization of Healthcare: How Telemedicine Companies are Changing the Industry

What Percentage of Claims Can Telemedicine Companies Divert?

Can Your Employees Afford Your HDHP?

Doctors Making House Calls Again Will Change Healthcare Forever

Telemedicine Math for Dummies [Infographic]

5 Things HR Teams Need to Know About New Employee Benefits

How Telemedicine Benefits Set You Apart From Competing Recruiters

Nurse Lines vs. Telemedicine Benefits: What’s the Difference?

3 Real-Life Scenarios Where Your Employees Will Use Telemedicine Benefits

Telemedicine Companies Can Mitigate Self-Insurance Risks

Telemedicine News: A Healthcare Trend You Can’t Afford to Ignore

A Nasal Rinse a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

Creating a Healthy Workforce: Combating the Deep Impact of HDHPs with Telemedicine

“Telemedicine Insurance Reimbursement Is A Bad Idea…At Least for Now”

A Telemedicine Benefit Gives HR Employees the "Thank You" They Deserve

See How Telemedicine Can Save You $100,000 THIS YEAR!

How much should a telemedicine benefit cost employers?

Why doctors shouldn’t prescribe antibiotics for colds

Some employers pay exorbitantly for each telehealth call

How employers can keep this year’s higher deductibles from backfiring

Happy New Year’s Eve

Buying the same old gift for staff this year? Here’s a better idea


What makes telehealth work: employee engagement

NYT Report: Obamacare beginning to overwhelm healthcare providers

Accurate Medical Billing & Holding Providers Accountable: A Success Story 

Thank you, CVS

10 habits for a longer life

Getting a second medical opinion

Seven things your mother never told you that will keep you out of trouble (and the ER)

OMG, how can I possibly deal with this bill?

The common cold: an incurable disease

Drink is the curse of the weight loss class

What's behind the growing physician shortage

Witnessing a college game day medical emergency firsthand

Should I go to the ER? Triage decisions!

Congress' new telehealth bill is a step in the right direction

How do you know if you really need to see a doctor?

To learn what will happen to healthcare, look at your 401(k)

"All natural" means nothing

How to save money on healthcare

Taking our own medicine

Weird symptom demonstrates cost-saving power of telehealth

10 ways to stay motivated through the dog days of summer

Sciatica and low back pain a€“ misdiagnoses lead to mistreatment

What to do when it is just too darn hot

What you should know about sunscreen sprays

The problem with using X-rays to diagnose arthritis

Caffeine overload: Is this the best we can do?

Pack a sandwich to maximize your workout

CDC data bursts huge nutritional myth

Eggs: I will take mine over easy, please

End weight stigma, starting with your own

Focus and relax?

Finally, FDA decides to study caffeine in foods

Prolotherapy for chronic whiplash pain

6 ways to change your mind about exercise

The vegetable that gets no respect

Too much of a sweet thing can be bad

How to eat like a dietician

Spring clean your diet

Whiplash basics

The venomous rhetoric is worse than the science

When it comes to eating, trust your gut instincts

How to treat pink eye, according to Dr. Mark Friedman

The "Internet of Things" and Google: Connected lives and connected health

How to treat a cold, according to Dr. Mark Friedman

The latest on depression self-help

A boom in urgent care centers as entitlement cuts loom

Integrity in science is not an oxymoron

Knee pain after an injury

Are you wishing on a star for greater health?

Conspiracies are fun; evidence-based science is not

The importance of health literacy

Juice up your health this year

Response to Time cover story Bitter Pill: Why Medical bills Are Killing Us

Your exercise personality quiz

Consumerism in healthcare: the rules are changing

A life in balance

Chest pain: One of the most commonly misdiagnosed and mistreated causes

The last you'll hear from me about gadgets

It's Heart Health Month, so eat red!

5 steps to greater wellness

FTC: Parents need to monitor computers and television for empty calorie food ads

Oh, sweet slumber: 10 steps to better sleep

How to raise a healthy eater

US healthcare condemns our parents to lingering deaths and us to financial ruin

Save yourself from afternoon vending machine voodoo

Doctors' reactions to healthcare advocates

FDA is right: GMO foods are safe, and no labeling is necessary

The basics of nutrition in 8 parts

The holidays are over, but peppermint is still in season

Fitting fitness in

Best steps to properly treating ankle sprains

The secret to successful New Year's resolutions

My experience (so far) with the Fitbit health gadget

What food do Americans love and nutrition activists hate?

When pigs fly: Swine flu / influenza A / H1N1 and other types of flu

Thinking about wellness

OMG, how can I possibly deal with this bill?

Five simple breakfasts to wake up your metabolism

The future of health is gadgets, gadgets, gadgets

What is health?

Why the healthcare industry is similar to the education industry

What has ER MDs worried, congressmen fuming, and the FDA & FTC deliberating?


Helpful tips for cheer without fear

It's time to give thanks for healthcare

Primary care in the 21st Century

Health at work

Thinking, fast and slow: the power of the mind to improve health

9 tips to prevent sports injuries with good nutrition

Gratitude is medicine

Is too much coffee bad for your health?

Tips to prevent holiday overeating

The shortage of primary care doctors

Why healthy isn't hard, it's a habit: 6 easy ways to start today

New models for primary care will revolutionize healthcare in America

Advancing the exchange of health information

Sustainable health: keeping it simple

Should pregnant women exercise?

Patrick Spain discusses First Stop Health at DataContent 2011

Seven things your mother never told you that will keep you out of trouble (and the ER)

Conferences, conferences, conferences

Is good health a text away?

New bra helps detect breast cancer

The baby is here, and I am losing a lot of sleep

The confusion with doctor discharge instructions

On the launch stage at the 6th annual Health 2.0

'Medical' marijuana: Try the pusher, not the clinic

Healthcare for the 1% and for the rest of us

Smartphone Doctor: Advances in mobile health empower patients and doctors

It's not enough to be healthy

10 habits for a longer life

White Glove Health: Health 2.1?

Sickness at the heart of America

Meet AJ, everyone's favorite FSH employee

Getting to Scale: 4 Essentials

Hypertension: the silent killer

Ever Heard of Health 2.0?

Why is U.S. healthcare so expensive?

Today's BIG NEWS in healthcare

Relax! 5 Ways to Reduce Work-Related Stress

Ta daa€| the baby arrives

Alternative and complementary medicine

Bambi gone bad: Getting to the heart of Lyme disease

Obamacare: What does it mean for America? (Part III of III)

Obamacare: What does it mean for you? (Part II of III)

Obamacare: What does it mean for healthcare? (Part I of III)

Six tips for staying healthy when traveling

Is there a new epidemic of autism?

Medical Insurance Magic: What is long-term care insurance? (Part IV of IV)

Medical Insurance Magic: Which coverage is right for me? (Part III of IV)

Medical Insurance Magic: Is it worth the gamble? (Part II of IV)

Medical Insurance Magic: Why does it exist in the first place? (Part I of IV)

Drink is the curse of the weight loss class

The popcorn diet

Has gene therapy arrived?

Six steps to handling a medical bill now

The common cold: an incurable disease

Coping with cancer diagnosis: 10 things you need to know

Doctor house calls 2.0

Getting a second medical opinion

How to choose the right hospital

First Aid: What you should know

Aspirin: The old new wonder drug?

Why choose vaccinations?

How to survive a motor vehicle accident

Medical safety tips on the road

The case for telemedicine

How do I find and choose the right doctor for me?

The brave new world of genetic testing

But I thought you have my medical records, doctor?

Preventive medicine: 5 steps to a longer life

When to (and when not to) go to the ER

Why to consider a patient advocate

Researching medical literature: what you can and cannot do yourself

Health information you can't trust

Doctors, doctors everywhere and not a primary care physician in sight