Integrated Benefits Institute

Understand Health Risks

Musculoskeletal Disorders

March 2017

Dialing in a solution to help dial back health costs-the rise of telemedicine

Employer use of telehealth technologies has proliferated over the last decade. While the diagnosis and treatment of urgent-care type conditions have traditionally been the target for benefits managers seeking to reduce ER spend—in the last few years the breadth of conditions addressed by telemedicine has expanded into areas such as tele-behavioral health and tele-dermatology—to name a few.
This white paper will provide practical examples of the value delivered by telemedicine, including evidence of how this technology has been adapted by large employers to improve workplace performance by decreasing both absenteeism and presenteeism.

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