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CareATC Launches COVID-19 Pop-Up Testing Sites for its Clients

Posted by Scott Strickland on April 1, 2020

Since mid-March, many of our south-east Florida, Dallas-Fort Worth, and Tulsa patients and clients have been able to be tested for COVID-19 at pop-up testing sites organized by CareATC.

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Audio Resource: The Business Case for On-Site and Shared-Site Clinics

Posted by Tatiana Spears on April 24, 2018

On-site clinics have long provided benefits to self-funded employers. Since the early 20th century, on-site clinics have provided employees with immediate access to care and significant health care savings for the employer. 

Today, when employers are asked how they plan to control health benefit cost over the long term, they talk about improving employee health through worksite clinics. Why? Well according to Mercer, 72% of employers offering worksite clinics say that managing employee health risk and chronic conditions are an important objective for the clinic. 

Large employers still dominate the worksite clinic scene, but a new model is emerging, empowering mid-sized and even small employers reap the benefits. 

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Audio Resource: How to Measure Employee Health & Wellness ROI

Posted by Tatiana Spears on March 22, 2018

Over 75% of Human Resource professionals say that their organization offers some type of a wellness program. But how effective are these programs? Data-driven leaders know a simple truth: you can't manage what they can't measure - and measuring return on investment (ROI) is essential to determine effectiveness. 

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Product Update: CareATC Mobile App 4.0

Posted by Tatiana Spears on March 15, 2018

The CareATC Mobile App features some exciting updates, providing members a better way for employees to engage in their health and well-being.

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ACA Repeal & Replace Underway – What Employers Need to Know

Posted by Tatiana Spears on January 27, 2017

 

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Is Uber Already the 'Uber of Healthcare?'

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on September 21, 2016

The phrase "Uber of Healthcare" has been thrown around recently to describe some future healthcare bellweather which will disrupt the industry for the better.

What if Uber is already filling this role?

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EMC Study: U.S. Healthcare Industry Lagging on Data Protection

Posted by Carah Counts on September 20, 2016

The American healthcare sector continues to be a target for cyber criminals. More than 2 Terabytes of patient data was swiped in 2015. The average incident costed almost $1 million to resolve.

Even though healthcare data continues to be vulnerable in some settings, modern data security measures do exist. Most healthcare systems are just too obsolete or underfunded to make use of them.

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5 Major Emerging Trends in the Healthcare Industry

Posted by Carah Counts on September 6, 2016

We live in a time of incredible upheaval for the healthcare industry. The growing need for specialists and the expansion of nationwide insurance coverage has put great strain on the system.

Many companies are practically starting from scratch. Tech.co identifies five pressure points ready for industry disruption.

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Healthcare Industry Pushing Back Against Hospital Rating System

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on August 16, 2016

A new hospital rating system has been introduced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Not everybody is happy about it, especially after debut ratings scored some major national hospitals at 2 or 3 stars out of 5.

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Healthcare Industry Losing Average of $2.2 Million per Data Breach

Posted by Jeremy Cavness on August 4, 2016

2016 has been a year of data breaches. Whether it be your local healthcare provider or a major political candidate, nobody seems to be able to hang onto your private data.

Within the past two years, most American healthcare providers have experienced more than one data breach. During that time, they've paid an average $2.2 Million to cover the repair and recovery costs.

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