On My Mind: The Leapfrog Group and Patient Safety

A new report, Health Care-Associated Infections, compares hospitals across the country in their efforts to reduce or eliminate two important types of infections. The report shows that while infection rates are falling as hospitals work to achieve zero occurrences, only 25 percent of hospitals meet that goal today.

On My Mind: National Employers Form an Alliance

On My Mind: Fight the 40

The Alliance has joined a coalition to “Fight the 40” – a diverse, national consortium of employers, health plans and union groups organized by The American Benefits Council which aims to repeal the 40 percent excise tax slated to take effect in 2018.