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Separating truth from myth can be tricky in health care. Dr. Aaron Carroll is known for giving straight answers that sometimes contradict myths about complicated health care topics. Carroll will appear at The Alliance Annual Meeting on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, to talk about breaking the myths in health care that impact employer health benefit plans.
“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.
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.”