A recent journal article in the National Institutes of Health identified low back pain as the leading cause of disability in U.S. adults, and a common reason for missing work. One of our clients wanted to look at the impact low back pain was having on their population.
On-Site Clinics: How Employers Are Changing Healthcare
Exponentially growing costs, coupled with a desire to improve employee health, are inspiring many employers to explore the possibility of bringing healthcare facilities and professionals to the office through on-site clinics.
Four Ways Employers Are Tracking and Measuring Telemedicine Programs
With the rising popularity of telemedicine programs, benefits teams are also tasked with making sure they’re getting the most from their investment. Here are a few ways our customers are using the Artemis Benefits Optimization Platform to track the success of their telemedicine benefits.
How to Spend Wisely: Compounded Medications
Compounded medications require custom mixing and drive high drug prices. What can employers do to keep an eye on these drugs, help employees save costs, and still offer quality care?
Opioid Use by the Numbers
Artemis Health regularly hears from employers who are concerned that the opioid epidemic is affecting their employees. Artemis built a custom Story within our platform for one customer focused on opioids, and we’ll use this data set to explore this topic.
What Are Misdiagnoses Costing Employees and Employers?
Have you ever been prescribed antibiotics for something that may have just been a viral cold? This is a very common example of a potential misdiagnosis. While a cold is small beans, misdiagnoses on a larger scale is very costly for patients, employers, providers and insurers.
How Avocado Toast is Affecting your Benefits Spend
Doctor's are noticing a trend called “Avocado Hand” - injuries sustained while trying to open an avocado. Most avocado-related injuries are superficial and require stitches, but Artemis Health wondered what avocado toast is costing patients and employers.