The Health Access Alternatives community highlights the latest news and innovative trends employers use to provide their population with alternative methods to health care besides seeing a primary care physician. This covers on-site clinics and retail medical clinics (off-site), around-the-clock health information access through telemedicine, Doc-in-the-box, etc., that prevents work-time loss and saves the employer and employee money.
Cigna will offer MDLive service, which lets members request online video, telephone or e-mail consultations with doctors for non-urgent care needs such as colds and headaches.
Mobile Health Solutions Can Help Manage Chronic Diseases
No longer a novelty, many early adopters are improving upon on-site care programs with care management, direct contracting, wellness programs, and feedback loops that were once only in the domain of managed care.
Leveraging telemedicine across the nation will provide greater medical access to consumers, reduce the cost of care, and ultimately create a healthier population.
Teladoc, the nation's first and largest telehealth provider, has named Henry DePhillips , M.D. as its new chief medical officer. Dr. DePhillips will be responsible for the supervision and expansion of Teladoc's physician network, as well as the overall delivery of high-quality clinical care to
Global health service company Cigna announced it will work with MDLIVE, a leading telehealth provider of online and on-demand health care delivery services and software, to offer eligible Cigna health plan customers access to 24/7/365 online video or telephone consultations with Board-Certified Internal Medicine, Family
Plans save up to $2,000 per year per employee on insured health care costs