“The health care market isn’t working. There’s an imbalance of power,” Suzanne Delbanco, Ph.D., said to begin the 2021 Fall Symposium & Annual Meeting. Delbanco, former Leapfrog Group founder and president, is now the Executive Director for Catalyst for Payment...
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As you begin the new year, you’re probably reassessing your benefit plan and vendor partners to help improve your employees’ health and wellbeing. If you want to enhance your employee experience, reduce spending waste, and improve vendor efficiency, consider...
There are two things people often mention when they talk about health care frustrations. They want: A bill they can actually understand. A price they can compare in advance. Of course, that’s not the way that most health care is purchased. In our current...
Months have passed since the leaders of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced they were forming a company that will buy high-quality health care at a lower cost. And they still haven’t picked a person to lead that effort. That’s an indicator of how tough it will be to fix the health care system, according to Sally Welborn, a consultant who was previously the senior vice president of global benefits for Walmart Stores, Inc.
“Football and health care are not that different. Both are team events. We are all stakeholders in the health care system,” said Dr. Jan Berger at The Alliance’s Aug. 2017 Population Health event.
“The Centers for Disease Control said that for the first time there was a slight decrease in the average life expectancy in the United States,” said Dr. Raymond Fabius. “This is not happening in other countries.
Changing the status quo. End of life care. Paying for volume in health care. A panel of experts tackled those topics and more when 200 employers, agents and health care industry professionals gathered in Madison, Wis. on May 16 for The Alliance’s Annual Seminar.
“Studies show that when patients understand actual risks and benefits of treatment, overtreatment and costs are reduced while patient satisfaction is increased,” said Dr. Andy Lazris, a board certified physician in Internal Medicine.
“We can train ourselves to be happier,” said Dr. Kevin McCabe told the audience on Jan. 24, at the Alliance Learning Circle event: Does Happy = Healthy? (Transitioning from a Wellness Plan to a Well-Being Program). Learn how to train your brain and the five principles of happiness.
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