Any medical treatment option that demonstrably lowers costs is attractive in this market, but one blossoming field has the potential not just to save money, but to change behavior.

“Telemedicine’s been around for over 100 years,” Dr. Alan Roga said at the Benefits Forum & Expo earlier this month. “There was a doctor 100 years ago who basically transmitted an EKG through a phone – that was the first telemedicine visit. This is a little bit different. Technology has evolved.”

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