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

                EBOLA! EBOLA! EBOLA!

                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