Darla Dernovsek, marketing communications manager
Darla Dernovsek joined The Alliance in 2013 as marketing communications manager. Dernovsek is responsible for managing and developing communication strategies as well as marketing plans to help fulfill The Alliance mission by raising market awareness.
Dernovsek has more than 25 years’ experience in communications, public relations and marketing. From 1992 until joining The Alliance, Dernovsek owned her own freelance marketing and writing business to provide marketing consulting and writing for health-care related entities and credit union organizations. Earlier, she was the director of public relations for Rockford Memorial Hospital and city editor for the Beloit Daily News.
Dernovsek graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a bachelor of arts degree in journalism.
Dr. Fred Bloom, president of the Guthrie Medical Group and a family medicine physician, shared the potential “tremendous” gains from a “Practical Approach to Coordinating Care” perspective at The Alliance Annual Seminar on Aiming for Impact on May 12 at Monona Terrace.
In exchange for the chance to win a bag of desktop diversions, employees shared 23 haikus. Most chose the five syllable/seven syllable/five syllable format, although one entry opted for the seven syllable/nine syllable/seven syllable format.
A Saturday afternoon telephone call from a frantic relative recently reminded me that some employers are still struggling to complete the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms required for Affordable Care Act (ACA) reporting.
Tap into community resources and activities to help create a sustainable workplace wellness program with a bigger impact on employees.
You can add 10 bonus years to your life, but you can’t wait until the last moment to decide to pursue that extra decade. To get your best shot at living longer, you have to start now.
Want to know what drew the attention of our employers and their employees in 2015? We took a look at our web statistics to create our 2015 list of the "greatest hits" from The Alliance website and online materials.
Deductibles are increasing; employees are being asked to pay more; and employers' health plan costs are still rising faster than the consumer price index (CPI).
It's too soon to know whether the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its 40 percent excise tax will be a comedy or a tragedy for U.S. employers.
Just four to five years ago, telemedicine was only recommended to employers who were very large or had a highly rural workforce, according to Cynthia "C.J." Marks, Area Vice President and Market Leader at Teladoc.
A new consumer group is driving the future of health care, Jean Hippert said at The Alliance Learning Circle on The Changing Health Care Consumer on July 16 at Monona Terrace in Madison.