August 9, 2017
A new survey from the National Business Group on Health says telehealth offerings by employers are becoming nearly universal: Next year, 96 percent of employers plan to offer telemedicine services to employees, up from 90 percent this year. NBGH polled 148 large employers for the survey.
NBGH has been doing this study for four years now, and the progression has been steep, with employers...
March 7, 2016
Some 50 percent of employers use mobile apps to engage their employees in their health, according to a survey of 213 employers, sponsored by Xerox Human Resource Services and the National Business Group on Health (NBGH).
NBGH added that there was significant growth in this category compared to its 2013 survey where only about 16 percent of employers said they were using mobile to engage users....
October 7, 2015
Some 8 percent of employees used a telemedicine offering in their employee wellness program, according to a survey of 5,000 people employed by nongovernment organizations with 1,000 or more employees.
Towers Watson Health and Group Benefits Senior Health Management Consultant Shelly Wolff, who presented this data at the National Conference on Health, Productivity and Human Capital in Boston this...
August 25, 2015
According to non-profit association National Business Group on Health, next year significantly more large employers will offer telehealth services to their employees than this year. The survey, which was conducted in June, included responses from 140 of the largest companies in the US.
The employers survey expect their health care benefits costs to increase 6 percent in 2016, but many plan to...