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Encouraging Employees to Use Their Connected Health Benefits

By Megan Williams
From Samsung Business Insights on Wednesday, December 7, 2016
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But even as employers ramp up telemedicine benefit offerings, they’re seeing anemic adoption rates — the Chicago Tribune reports that 70 percent of large employers offered a telemedicine solution as a part of their benefits package, according to a survey by the National Business Group on Health, but only 3 percent of employees had used the service by mid-year. These numbers represent a two-fold loss for employers, many of whom invest in telemedicine solutions as a way to lower their ever-rising healthcare costs. So why aren’t employees taking advantage of the benefits of connected health?

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