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  • Best Doctors Announces Record Global Growth in 2016…

    January 18, 2017

    Best Doctors, the global health company that solves the unsolvable in health care, today announced a landmark year in 2016 that led to the addition of over 140 new clients and more than five million new members with access to its award-winning expert medical second opinion and information services. The Company now serves over 40 million members worldwide, nearly 14 times more than the nearest competitor. In 2016 alone, 18 more Fortune 500 companies chose Best Doctors to serve their valuable employees.     [su_row] [su_column size="1/2"]   [/su_column] [su_co

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  • Takeaways From the Latest IOM Report

    January 5, 2017

    The new report Improving Diagnosis in Health Care, released by the National Academies of Medicine (formerly IOM), has quickly gained tremendous attention in the medical community, mainstream press, and Best Doctors’ own social media channels. That’s because the report – which addresses the scourge of diagnostic error head-on – sounds many of the same notes that Best Doctors has been for years, and the message is resonating. So much ground is covered in the report, but there are a few key themes and takeaways to highlight. At the outset, the new report makes clear that diagnosis is a

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  • Anatomy of a Second Opinion

    We like to say that not all second opinions are created equally. The caliber of the expert reviewing the case, plus all the careful and necessary steps to support the process, are what sets the Best Doctors second opinion apart. But rather than just tell it, why not show the anatomy of a second opinion…

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  • A Word from Our Experts

    We enjoy sharing our members’ and clients’ success stories with you. However today, it’s time to hear from our Experts, some of the most talented physicians across the globe, about their experience working with Best Doctors. The Best Doctors database includes over 53,000 of the world’s top medical experts in 450+ medical specialties. Each has been designated as among the best by other doctors through an exclusive, Gallup®-certified process. Best Doctors takes great pride in its highly regarded physician network and it turns out these physicians applaud our program as well.  

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  • Improving Quality of Care, Facilitating Return to Work

    A Different Approach to Workers’ Compensation: In addition to providing second medical opinions and medical excellence to employees, organizations are increasingly thinking about enhanced medical programs for their population that is at risk for work-related injuries. Why? Because every workday, some 5,000 workers sustain injuries which disable them for at least a week. The American Journal of Medicine states that at least 15 percent of all medical cases in developed countries are misdiagnosed. With workers’ compensation cases, not only do you need a correct diagnosis and treatment plan,

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  • Press Release: Impressive Global Growth in 2016

    July 11, 2016 Contact:  Justin Joseph, Best Doctors, Inc. Ph: (617) 359-5522 jjoseph@bestdoctors.com BEST DOCTORS® ANNOUNCES IMPRESSIVE GLOBAL GROWTH IN 2016, ADDING OVER 50 NEW CLIENTS AND MORE THAN ONE MILLION NEW MEMBERS IN JUST SIX MONTHS Best Doctors continues to innovate in second opinions while leading the global discussion on combatting misdiagnosis BOSTON –– Best Doctors, the global health company that brings together the best minds in medicine and leading technology, today announced major successes in the first half of 2016 that led to the addition of over 50

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  • Harnessing Health Data to Improve Outcomes

    For large organizations, 5% of a population can account for 60% of the medical costs. Do you know which 5%? Best Doctors provides enterprises of every size and type with analytics solutions that segment populations, expose trends, guide resource allocation, and identify members for medical intervention. With the right tools in place, companies can go beyond predictive analysis and reporting to truly improve health and financial outcomes. This webinar recording will directly address the population health challenges that business face and explore the solutions that companies can put into pla

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  • Autoimmune Disorders

    Advances in Biologics and Personalized Care New biologic drug therapies are emerging to treat arthritis, psoriasis, and other common medical conditions. But what are “biologics” and who are they appropriate for? Biologic science is also making great strides in gene manipulation – maybe you’ve heard of CRISPR – so what can we learn about our health and our risk factors from this rapidly growing field of research? This webinar addresses... Thoughts for those considering biologic therapy The near-term potential for gene manipulation Real-life member stories provid

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  • Lung Cancer Prevention and Treatments

    Did you know lung cancer is the second most common cancer among men and women in North America and cigarette smoking is the cause of almost all of those cases? The Centers for Disease Control reported lung cancer is also the leading cause of cancer deaths, killing more than 85,450 people each year in North America. Presented by one of the world’s leading oncologists, listeners of this recording will learn practices and lifestyle changes for the prevention of lung cancer, as well as the risk factors that often contribute to the disease. Listeners will also see real-life examples of member

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  • Current Trends in Reproductive Health

    Becoming pregnant is one of the greatest joys in life; however, due to infertility, some women do not get to experience this joy. This webinar is presented by Dr. Brad Hurst one of the world’s leading Reproductive Endocrinologists. During this webinar, Dr. Hurst talks about the current trends in reproductive health and infertility. Viewers will learn about basic clinical treatment methods that enhance pregnancy outcomes and hear real life examples of members who have used Best Doctors to ensure they had successful pregnancies. View Webinar Recording Back to All Webinars

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