Lisa Wendorff, marketing communications specialist
Lisa Wendorff joined The Alliance in 2015 and currently serves as the cooperative’s marketing communications specialist. Her responsibilities include the development of effective communications and marketing materials for Alliance members and business partners.
Previously, Lisa worked at a founding member of The Alliance for 17 years as a marketing specialist. Lisa received her master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in Communications with an emphasis in Corporate Communications.
Can successful people suffer from mental illness? Yes they can – and many do.
“Stigma and prejudice cause an environment of stress and cause people to not get the care they need,” said Michael Thompson, president and CEO at National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions.
“Talk about the realities of HDHPs with your employees – and their families too.” That is the advice of Sandra Morris, consultant and former Procter & Gamble Senior Manager, specializing in Benefits Plan Design.
There is a lot of information out there about employer-sponsored health care coverage, but not all of it is true. James Gelfand, Senior Vice President, Health Policy at the ERISA Industry Committee (ERIC) spoke at The Alliance’s Annual Meeting to help us sort out the facts and the myths.
The misconceptions of health care affect our everyday lives. Dr. Aaron Carroll shed some light on a few misconceptions that impact employees or employers at The Alliance Annual Meeting.
Beaver Dam Community Hospital (BDCH) became a healthy lifestyle champion for the community by becoming a leader and sponsor for the Dodge County Blue Zones project. Located in Beaver Dam, Wis., BDCH is both an employer-member of The Alliance and an in-network health care provider.
“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.
According to Benjamin Isgur, leader of PwC’s Health Research Institute: “Growth in employer medical costs – which has been gradually declining for decades – is settling into a new normal characterized by flatter, single-digit trend."
“As a health benefits plan designer, you have the ability to affect the long-term health of your employees.” This was Dr. Scott Conard’s advice to employers at The Alliance’s July 2017 Employer Benefit Plan Design event.
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