Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth Business Groups on Health Survey of Texas Employers' Key Benefits Challenges in 2014
A recent survey of 73 large- and mid-size Texas employers by the Texas Business Group on Health, an employer-sponsored health care coalition, revealed five primary concerns regarding health benefits. Click the link below to read the report.
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Creating a Corporate Health Strategy: The American Health Strategy Project Early Adopter Experience
Read a new report produced by Partnership for Prevention, "Creating a Corporate Health Strategy: The American Health Strategy Project Early Adopter Experience," tells the story of DFWBGH and three other coalitions that participated in a national pilot launched in 2010 by NBCH in cooperation with Pfizer, to work with participating employers to improve the health of their employees and families, promote wellness and prevention, unlock the full value of health benefits, and manage health care costs.
"Employers with strong health management teams and access to real data can help foster healthier, more productive employees and may achieve higher value for their health care spend," said Elissa Myers, president and CEO, Partnership for Prevention. "We're sharing these success stories in the hopes that other purchasers can learn from these tested strategies."
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TBGH-DFWBGH 2013 Benefits & Wellness Forum White Paper
The White Paper recaps thirteen key healthcare presented at the Forum, which are driving enormous changes in the way healthcare is delivered and how employers design health benefits. Some of the most transformative trends discussed in the White Paper are: the drive toward price transparency; the growing popularity of narrow provider networks, domestic tourism and centers of excellence; rapid transformation of healthcare delivery systems; evolving payment models, the emerging role of private exchanges; the impact of mobile technology on healthcare consumerism, and innovative uses of data analytics in population health management.
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Texas Health Strategy Project
Seven DFWBGH employer members recently completed a three-year value based benefits project called the Texas Health Strategy Project (THSP). Participating employers learned a structured, guided, data-driven process to assess employee health priorities in order to design and implement targeted value based interventions to achieve better health in their organizations.
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Recognizing High-Quality Diabetes Care in DFW: A DFWBGH Demonstration Project
The Dallas-Fort Worth Business Group on Health (DFWBGH) is pleased to report the success of our recently completed DRP Expansion Demonstration Project. Partnering with four IPAs, BCBSTX and Sanofi to promote physician recognition through the Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP) of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) resulted in more than doubling the number of DRP-recognized physicians in DFW from 89 to 187 by the end of 2012. See what this quality transparency project means for employers.
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