The 2016 Health Transformation Award recipients include one employer, one national initiative, one hospital and two individuals that have significantly contributed to making the health care system better in ways that matter to patients and employers.
Twenty national employers recently announced they have joined together to form the Health Transformation Alliance. The aim is to pool their data and market power to better control health care costs.
May 31 marks the end of our fiscal year, so this is always a time of reflection for me. Our cooperative had a good year and, now that the numbers are in, I’d like to share some highlights.
The absence of disease is a common definition of “wellness.” But a worksite program could find that definition limiting to both its funding and its potential to produce a healthy, vibrant workforce
with lower health care costs and higher productivity.
In any large-scale, long-range project, it’s important to set intermediate milestones to help mark progress and maintain motivation. In early 2014, we celebrated one of those milestones with the QualityPath project.
I had the opportunity to speak to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) in November.