The Alliance Annual Meeting served as the launchpad for our Roadmap to High-Value Health Care, featuring real-life examples from employers that use the flexibility and data The Alliance provides to move the needle on quality and cost.
Employers are using upstream methods to give employees access to high-value health care. This was the focus of a panel discussion hosted by The Alliance at their 2019 Annual Seminar in Madison, Wis.
Moving “upstream” can help employers who self-fund their health benefits improve outcomes, lower costs and gain more “joy in supporting employees,” according to Dr. Rishi Manchanda, a primary care physician, public health innovator and former health system executive.
Alliance employer-members and industry professionals learned the latest about health benefit design challenges and how to address them. That was the focus of the Employer Connections event at Northern Illinois University’s Rockford Campus.
Employees and employers rarely discuss the caregiving responsibilities at home that can affect their performance at work. Yet, one out of every six U.S. employees is an informal caregiver outside of the workplace for a family member or friend. How can an employer start the conversation with their workforce about work-life balance and promote caregiving benefits?
Simple, easy-to-do strategies can help you get out of your own head and in touch with your body so you can quickly regain a sense of well-being. Cara Bradley demonstrated these “self-care mini wins” with the audience at The Monona Terrace on Jan. 15 during The Alliance Learning Circle on Wellness & Caregiving Benefits: Healthy Minds, Healthy Employees, Healthy Company.