On My Mind: Proving Health Care Can Go 'Lean'
By Cheryl DeMars, President & CEO
Can the “Lean” approach work in health care? Based on my experience as a keynote presenter at the Lean Healthcare Transformation Summit in Miami on June 16, the answer is a resounding “yes.”
Attend All About the ACA — August 16
Do you have anxiety about the Affordable Care Act? Attend The Alliance’s next event with our resident legal expert, John Barlament. He will provide attendees with an update on all upcoming compliance issues.
Fight the 40 Advocacy Efforts — Click the Link to Take Action
By Annette Cruz, health policy consultant
The Alliance to Fight the 40 is encouraging both employers and employees alike to share their concerns with their Congressional representatives. To assist you in your advocacy efforts, Fight the 40 has created a “Take Action” link on their website to allow you to send an automatic letter to your elected officials in Washington.
Employers are lining up to explain why they joined the QualityPath program. Three new videos let you hear from employers, a patient, a representative from Wellbe as well as our patient experience manager on the impact QualityPath.
Find a Doctor Empowers Your Employees to Find In-Network Care at a Fair Price — Fast
Help your employees and their families who access care through The Alliance network find better care – faster! Direct them to our Find a Doctor search engine and encourage them to register for an account.
Summary: Stateline Meeting 'Member Share' Discussion
Paul Roelke, member services advisor, facilitated a member discussion at our May 25, 2016 Stateline Meeting held at Practice Velocity in Machesney Park, Ill. The discussion provided insight into the best practices of Alliance members in southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.
Telemedicine Grants Approved in the State of Wisconsin
On May 6, 2016, The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin approved grants for 21 applicants as part of the agency’s Medical Telecommunications Equipment Program.
Workers' Compensation Solution: Save an Average of 35% Off Billed Charges
Employers who use The Alliance Workers’ Compensation Solution save an average of 35 percent annually on compensable billed charges linked to workers’ compensation claims. We work with you or your workers’ compensation insurance carrier to tie into The Alliance network.
By 2018, Employers Will Focus on Employee Well-Being
About 64 percent of employers say they will focus on building a workplace culture that promotes employee well-being by 2018 according to an analysis by Willis Towers Watson P.L.C.
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