National Employee Wellness Month is an annual initiative that helps business leaders learn how companies are successfully engaging employees in healthy lifestyles. It showcases how prevention, coupled with supportive social communities like the workplace, can improve employee health and productivity, lower healthcare costs, and create a healthy workplace culture.
The Ohio State University invites you to help create the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities on April 24, 2013, immediately following the Building Healthy Academic Communities National Summit at The Ohio State University. We envision a group of academic institutions across the country—large and small, public and private—dedicated to crafting a framework together to comprehensively enhance the health and wellness of students, faculty and staff.
One of the most pressing challenges facing our health care system today is how to care effectively for the significant and growing number of Americans coping with more than one chronic condition. As a follow up to the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease’s November 2012 roundtable and white paper, Needs Great, Evidence Lacking for People with Multiple Chronic Conditions, this briefing will convene health care experts to explore and identify gaps in existing research and future opportunities that could result in better care, decision-making, and outcomes for people coping with and at risk for developing MCC.
This event, sponsored by the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD), Blue Cross Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) and the Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) will explore how several innovative care models are working with respect to health outcomes, health care costs, and innovations in care delivery and financing.
The Care Continuum Alliance Capitol Caucus in Washington, D.C., is the annual legislative and regulatory update for the population health industry. It brings together key Washington policymakers and population health management executives for a day of focused briefings on legislative and regulatory issues for wellness, prevention and care management in 2013.
RSVP here Please join the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease for an in-depth discussion on the impact that chronic disease has on costs within the Medicare program, how Medicare benefits support healthy aging and can help to lower costs, and policy implications for lawmakers moving forward. Additionally, this event will highlight coordinated health care models that enable existing plans to thrive and produce positive, healthier results.
The forum on November 27th will include discussion of the Chronic Disease Challenge in California and the Nation, Achieving Healthy Changes: How technology can transform healthcare, a moderated discussion reacting to the presentations from perspective of public programs/employers and a motivational health talk, Your Best Life.
PFCD will convene partners, interested stakeholders, and health care experts - including PCORI scientists – to explore and identify key areas of research that could result in better care, decision-making, and outcomes for people coping with and at risk for developing multiple chronic conditions (MCC).
The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease and WellPoint convened an in-depth discussion featuring initiatives and collaborations on the cutting edge of health care delivery models and physician incentives.
New models of care developed and studied in collaboration between the public and private sector offer encouragement that a patient-centered, coordinated, affordable approach to care delivery can become the reality for patients, providers and communities across America. This event explored the benefits of aligning provider incentives with the goals of new care delivery models. A panel of health care delivery experts will describe various programs and partnerships.
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The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease (PFCD) is a coalition of hundreds of patient, provider, community, business and labor groups, and health policy experts, committed to raising awareness of the number one cause of death, disability and...