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Dave Guttman | First Stop Health


  • Telemedicine
  • Employee Engagement
  • Cost Savings
  • Aligned Incentives
  • Return on Investment
  • Consumer Experience

In this episode, Michael introduces you to Dave Guttman, President of First Stop Health (FSH). Join us as we dive into the telemedicine services offered by First Stop Health and how their company is able to generate high rates of utilization and guarantee a positive ROI for an employer.

Here’s a glance at what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • An introduction to Dave Guttman and his unconventional path into healthcare
  • Why divorcing any buying decision from the payment accountability is problematic
  • What telemedicine can treat effectively
  • What makes FSH fundamentally different from other Telemedicine vendors
  • What a Telemedicine visit actually saves employer
  • How FSH performs better than an embedded Telemedicine solution
  • How FSH drives extraordinary engagement rates through custom communication strategies
  • How the PEPM cost structure encourages employees to use the Telemedicine service
  • Cost Structure and how FSH eliminates risk for an employer via their Price Match and Financial Savings Guarantee  
  • How the FSH user experience is designed to be easy and is different from other Telemedicine user models
  • Average Return on Investment for FSH Clients and how it is measured
  • Exciting things on the horizon for First Stop Health – Price transparency

About the Host, Michael Menerey

Michael Menerey is a Senior Vice President and Benefits Consultant with one of the largest Employee Benefits Brokerage & Consulting firms in the country. He is a partner in the Employee Benefits Practice and works in the Los Angeles office.

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