Category Archives: Healthcare Cost

Prime Health Challenge Here We Come!

Patients, providers, and insurers recognize that our goal of improving access to quality, affordable, connected care is a worthy one.  Today we officially received recognition of the value of that goal by being selected as a 2018 Prime Health Challenge Finalist.  This “Shark Tank” style event allows startup digital health companies that are paving a path […]

Increasing Telemedicine Utilization: Throw in the KITCHEN SINK

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Telemedicine Availability Does Not Equal Telemedicine Utilization Telemedicine, also sometimes going by telehealth or virtual care, has now been around for quite some time.  Over the past few years it has become a popular buzzword in both the startup business world as well as the healthcare administration world.  Many seem to want a part of […]

The Real Value of Seeing a Doctor

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Think back to the last time you decided to go to the doctor for an acute illness. You probably debated whether your symptoms were severe enough, would the doctor actually do anything, and would it be better to wait it out? As you considered your decision making process, what was the value you were seeking […]

Telemedicine’s Impact on Workers’ Comp | Article Aware

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Related to Care on Location providing affordable access to care from small businesses throughout the state of Colorado, a recent survey suggests that Workers’ Compensation professionals also foresee and increased role of telemedicine in containing the rising cost of medical care for employers. The Centers for Disease Control has suggested in prior publications that each employer loses […]

Concierge’s give Care on Location the seal of approval

Leveraging Primary Care Telehealth for Convenience and Quality

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Seeking medical care is almost always inconvenient and usually quite costly.  There are multiple telemedicine services attempting to reverse the trend.  This article provides a decent brief overview of the initiative. We live in a society where we as consumers have more control over when, where, and how we access services.  Healthcare is slowly moving […]

Anthem Insurance – Not Gonna Pay for That ER Visit

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The maneuver A while back, Anthem Insurance began reviewing discharge diagnoses from the emergency room and implemented a policy in certain states where certain “non-emergency” diagnoses were not going to be paid for by the insurer.  Those earlier states included Georgia, Kentucky and this past June, Missouri.  Now Anthem is expanding that policy to Indiana […]

Hampered By Health Care Costs? You Are Not Alone.

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Colorado Edition Health Care Costs Getting to You? We hear you loud and clear.  We feel it ourselves.  Health care costs too much.  Not only are most of us paying a monthly premium…but in addition to that, most of us are also paying a co-pay, which is a set amount paid for each type of […]

Telehealth and the Mile High Health Alliance

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Today, it was great to sit down and talk with Dede de Percin, the Executive Director, of the Mile High Health Alliance and their Program Director, Danni Lederman.  The Mile High Health Alliance is doing some amazing work helping assure the health and well-being of the people of Denver through collaboration with the various organizations […]