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Focus on Diabetes – Preventing a Killer

Focus on Diabetes — Preventing a Killer   Diabetes Type 2 – formerly called “adult onset diabetes” – is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. People previously thought they were immune because they had no family history or who were athletes in high school. Now they are finding themselves battling a disease that is […]

Direct Primary Care Delivering Lower Costs, Better Patient Experience

Direct Primary Care Delivering Lower Costs, Better Patient Experience   Personalized health care. Lower costs. No insurance claims. Driven by market forces and a demand for personalized quality health care, direct primary care is growing across the United States. The direct primary care model provides an affordable, meaningful alternative to fee-for-service medical insurance billing.  While […]

Savings 101: Healthcare strategies for self-funded companies

Savings 101: Healthcare strategies for self-funded companies   Self-funded healthcare insurance is on the rise among smaller and mid-size businesses looking to manage employees’ healthcare. Through self-funded healthcare,  employers, rather than pay a hefty health insurance premium to insurers for their employees, “self-fund’’ premiums and assume most of the financial risk of employee health expenses. […]

Embarking on a Path to Health and Wellness

Embarking on a Path to Health and Wellness   Living a healthy life encompasses more than just the right diet and exercise. Achieving health and wellness also includes a healthy balance of social, emotional, spiritual, environmental and the working worlds. For the sake of brevity, we will focus on physical health – but the rest […]

The Rise of Telemedicine

The Rise of Telemedicine   Telemedicine is real – and is dramatically changing how consumers receive healthcare. Initially developed about 40 years ago to help alleviate a shortage of physicians in rural areas, telemedicine has developed into a valuable component in healthcare delivery and enables employees and employers to manage rising healthcare costs. Formally defined, […]