BenefitsPro Magazine Focuses on First Stop Health as the Principal Example of a Telemedicine Service Providing High-Value to Employers

            The October 2018 issue of BenefitsPro magazine focuses on high utilization, as demonstrated by First Stop Health, as the essential breakthrough that enables telemedicine services to deliver high-value to employers.

            The article, Telehealth Unleashed:...

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            Inc. Magazine Features First Stop Health as One of Chicago's Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies


            In its continuing coverage of the fastest-growing privately held companies in America, Inc. magazine focused on Chicago. The article noted that 110 companies located in the "Windy City" were included in the Inc 5000 2018 list, and profiled the ...

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            First Stop Health Named to Inc. 500 at #276

            August 21, 2018, CHICAGO--(Business Wire)--First Stop Health was named by Inc. magazine to its 2018 Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies. First Stop Health is #276 on the list, with a three-year growth rate of over 1700%....

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            4 Things Telemedicine Companies Just Aren’t Telling You

            When evaluating vendors for new employee benefits, you are critical of the sales pitch. You ask all the right questions, scrutinize the numbers, and check references. Vendors of seemingly similar benefits tend to compete on price. But for some,...

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            Chicago Tribune Reports First Stop Health's Clients Have Highest Utilization of Telemedicine

            That wasn’t the headline of the article published in the Chicago Tribune on Sunday Oct. 10, but it should have been. I was excited when the Chicago Tribune called me to talk about First Stop Health’s telemedicine solution. But when the article came...

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            Using Your Carrier’s Telemedicine Service Could Cost More Than $500K

            The old adage “You get what you pay for” is a quote I often find myself muttering when I choose the cheaper option. In the end, those irresistible deals don’t always turn out to be a sound investment with an optimal ROI.

            This is especially true...

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            Removing Barriers from Telemedicine Use

            Seeing a doctor when you are sick can be a hassle. First, you have to figure out where to go. Then you have to get there, register, wait, pay, hopefully see a doctor in under an hour or two, and then finally get home via the pharmacy, which...

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            Telemedicine Companies Should Be Responsible for Its Success

            "Oh yes, we provide all sorts of engagement materials. Log in to our portal and you can find a library of flyers and emails you can use to educate your employees on their new telemedicine benefit," said the telemedicine sales associate.


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