Vital Signs™ Blog

  • One-Third of Adults Have High Blood Pressure: Do You?

    High blood pressure has become increasingly common—affecting about 85 million Americans. Called the “silent killer,” it leads to strokes, vision loss, heart attacks, heart failure or kidney disease if it’s not managed well.

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  • Teladoc to Acquire Best Doctors

    “Now aligned as one greater organization under Teladoc, the impact we can make together is tremendous, delivering a paradigm shift in care access that comes with a phenomenal patient experience, unprecedented outcomes and cost savings.”

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  • Best Doctors Corrected Ashifa’s Cancer Misdiagnosis

    Getting a cancer diagnosis can be one the scariest moments in your life. But what happens when that cancer is misdiagnosed? Ashifa, a Best Doctors' member, tells her story.

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  • Health Care Execs See How Best Doctors is Solving Complex Cases

    Last week, Best Doctors held its first Executive Summit for Payers and Providers, Solving the Unsolvable: Innovations in Cost Containment for High-Impact Cases. This Summit, put on in collaboration with CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, gathered thought leaders in the health care industry to find solutions to one of health care’s most challenging issues.

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  • Best Doctors at AHIP Expo 2017

    At America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Expo 2017, Best Doctors to lead the discussion on identifying and managing high-cost, high-complexity cases.

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  • Combating the Impact of Diagnostic Error

    The causes of misdiagnoses are numerous and complex, involving both human error and systems issues. Near the top of the list is the U.S. health care system’s decentralized nature.

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  • Supporting Caregivers’
    Increasing Needs

    People can wear all kinds of different hats: employee, spouse, parent, friend, advisor and, in many cases, caregiver. More than one in six U.S. employees has, in effect, a secondary job as a caregiver for a relative.

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  • Is Diabetes the Third-Leading Cause of Death?

    The Centers for Disease Control lists diabetes as the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S. at 76,488 people per year. However, a new study done by researchers at Boston University School of Public Health found that almost four times as many Americans die of diabetes than as reported on death certificates.

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  • Australian Financial Review touts the importance of Best Doctors

    "If you are given a diagnosis with serious treatment implications or you are not responding the way you should to medication, a second opinion could save your life."

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  • Client Success Story: A Financial Services Firm

    Learn how one of our clients used Best Doctors to improve outcomes, raise employee satisfaction and positively impact its bottom line.

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