Does Telemedicine Live Up to the Hype?

Each month on Talking Benefits, I join Julie Stich, Kelli Kolsrud and Justin Held, International Foundation benefits nerdthusiasts, to discuss a trending employee benefits topic we think our listeners want to know more about (and if they didn’t think they wanted to know, they will now!). This month, the team chats telemedicine, inspired by the recently released Employee Benefits Survey, which revealed a big jump in organizations offering telemedicine between 2016 and 2018 (31.9% up to 53.7% for U.S. employers).

Does Telemedicine Live Up to the Hype?

By tuning in, you’ll learn about this rising star of employee benefits—A quick definition, how it fits into the telehealth landscape, pros and cons of offering, tips for implementing at your organization and the future of telemedicine.

P.S. You won’t want to miss a fantastic interview featuring Mary Bradley, director of healthcare planning at Pitney Bowes. Ms. Bradley provides some key takeaways and pro tips from her experiences offering telehealth to her organization’s 10,000 active employees and 5,000 retirees.

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Anne Patterson
Social Media and Communications Associate at the International Foundation


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Anne Patterson

Social Media and Communications Associate at the International Foundation

Favorite Foundation service/product: The innovative member survey efforts and results from the research team.

Benefits-related topics that interest her most: Health care, nontraditional wellness initiatives, employee benefit communication.

Personal Insight: It’s all about balance with Anne. She loves to run and enjoys a good culinary adventure. She’ll jump at the chance to travel or to spend fun times with family and friends, but she’ll also take time to catch her breath with an occasional Netflix binge or diving into a classic novel.

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