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Good News on Early Elective Deliveries; C-Sections Still Too Common

All moms want to give their baby a healthy start. But far too many hospitals are falling short of national quality metrics for things like early elective deliveries, C-sections, and episiotomies. A new report from @TheLeapfrogGroup and @CastlightHealth explores these issues that underscore why a family’s choice of birth hospital is so important. http://bit.ly/2l7ZYJK Nationally, hospitals’ efforts to reduce their rate of early elective deliveries has been a tremendous success,... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, February 28, 2017 | 0 comments

High Deductibles High Risks?

Employers continue to migrate toward high deductible health plans, but as more employers adopt this strategy and more employees are covered in these plans, there is an increased need to focus on avoiding unintended consequencesm such as forgoing needed care. Check out this white paper from Abbvie which describes the current environment for high deductible plans, the potential challenges, and recommendations on steps employers should take to be sure these plans are effective. Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Sunday, February 26, 2017 | 0 comments

MBGH CEO Culture of Health Initiative Receives National Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 16, 2016 Contact: Bailey Jacobs , U.S. Chamber Foundation, 202-463-57               Memphis Business Group on Health Named a Winner of the Inaugural Health Means Business Healthy10 Awards   February 16, 2017—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Health Means Business campaign named Memphis Business Group on Health  one of the 10 winners of the inaugural Healthy 10 Awards ,... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Thursday, February 16, 2017 | 0 comments

MBGH Joins the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions' Recommendations for Changing the ACA

Memphis Business Group on Health has joined with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (formerly National Buisness Coalition Health) calling upon the Trump Administration and US Congress to adopt specific principles as they consider "repeal and replace" or  even "repair".  These principles aim to continue the advancements achieved through the ACA for new payment models moving from volume to value, increased transparency of quality and safety... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, February 14, 2017 | 0 comments

MBGH and HealthCare 21 Awarded National Grant to Support Adoption of New Payment Models

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Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 0 comments

RivalHealth CEO, Pete Durand, to Keynote MBGH Annual Awards Luncheon

Pete Durand, CEO of RivalHealth, will keynote MBGH's Annual Awards Luncheon on April 27, 2017 11:30-1:00 at Rhodes College. He will also sit in on our CEO Culture of Health Learning Session at 10:00 that morning.  Fitness, it's what Pete does. A recovering engineer, MBA and somewhat scarred/successful entrepreneur, he decided that pouring passion into your career makes sense only if you REALLY believe in what you do. Eight years ago Pete started RivalHealth, a company... Read More
Posted by Cristie Travis at Tuesday, February 7, 2017 | 0 comments


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