Navigation Links
National Business Coalition on Health Announces November 9-11 Annual Conference Speakers
Date:6/23/2008

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH), a national, non-profit, membership organization of nearly 60 business and health coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and 34 million employees and their dependents across the U.S., announced the lineup to date of confirmed speakers for its 13th Annual Conference being held in Washington, November 9-11, 2008. The conference The Employer Challenge: Connecting Health, Health Benefits & Business Strategies convenes business and health coalitions, employers and health care industry stakeholders from across the nation to share best practices and address value based purchasing strategies.

Confirmed speakers include:

- Craig Barrett, PhD, Chairman, Intel Corporation

- Gerald Shea, Assistant to the President of Governmental Affairs, AFL-CIO

- Karen Ignagni, President and CEO, America's Health Insurance Plans

- John Tooker, MD, MBA, FACP, Executive Vice President and CEO, American College of Physicians

- Richard Umbdenstock, President and CEO, American Hospital Association

- John Castellani, President, Business Roundtable

- Julie Gerberding, MD, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

- Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution

- Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute

- Susan Dentzer, Editor-in Chief, Health Affairs

- Paul Grundy, MD, MPH, FACOEM, FACPM, Director of Health Care, Technology & Strategic Initiatives, IBM

- Drew Altman, PhD, President and CEO, Kaiser Family Foundation

- Len Nichols, Director Health Policy Program, New America Foundation

- Debra Ness, President and CEO, Partnership for Women and Families

Conference awards

The conference will feature three award programs:

- The 2008 Value Based Purchasing Membership Award, sponsored by AstraZeneca, is given to an NBCH member coalition to honor the total work and collaboration of a coalition in the area of health system reform.

- The 2008 Employer Excellence in Value Based Purchasing Award, sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Health Care Systems, Inc., is given to an employer that is a member of a coalition to acknowledge their contributions to health system reform through value based purchasing.

- The 2008 eValue8(TM)Innovation Awards, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc., will identify and recognize the innovative and creative work of health plans. NBCH's eValue8 is the nation's leading common Request for Information tool.

The Annual Conference will be held at the J.W. Marriott Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. For a complete agenda and registration information visit NBCH's Web site at http://nbch.org/events/conference.cfm or call 202-775-9300.

About the National Business Coalition on Health

NBCH is a national, non-profit, membership organization of nearly 60 business and health coalitions, representing over 7,000 employers and 34 million employees and their dependents across the United States. NBCH and its members are dedicated to value based purchasing of health care services through the collective action of public and private purchasers. For additional information visit: http://www.nbch.org.

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

Andrew Webber

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=75275


'/>"/>
SOURCE National Business Coalition on Health
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Emile Hirsch Visits the Democratic Republic of Congo With International Aid Agency Oxfam
2. CIGNA HealthCare and VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Enter Into a National Agreement
3. Verizon Wireless Continues Support of National HIV Testing Awareness Campaign
4. Bruce Palsulich Joins Relsys International as Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer
5. Chiltern and EPS INTERNATIONAL Enter Into a Global Partnership
6. Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice to Hold National Black Religious Summit on Sexuality
7. National Rehabilitation Hospital Team Calls Work of US Armys Europe Regional Medical Command Impressive
8. Family Health International Awarded USAID Progress Project to Improve Family Planning and Reproductive Health Programs in Developing Countries
9. Changes in local health care markets affect national patient safety project
10. uKarma Corporation Commences International Distribution Agreement With Northern Response for its Xflowsion DVD Series
11. LPA Hosts 51st National Conference in Detroit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/6/2016)... York (PRWEB) , ... May 06, 2016 , ... A wide variety of national pet ... Events Home, Garden and Safety Media Showcase Wednesday, May 18 from noon to 8 p.m. ... offers a sneak peek at new and established home, garden, outdoor and safety pet products ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... May 06, 2016 , ... Logically, spring ... other seasons, when the weather is too cold, dry or hot, water on the ... can actually absorb moisture from the surrounding air. There’s only one problem, according to ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... ... is a speaker, author, and life strategy coach who is spreading the message of his ... publisher Strategic Book Group and its subsidiary Publish on Demand Global (PODG). , ... needed a heart and double-lung transplant. From this came a life-changing transformation that led him ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... ... Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has written a new article this ... about helping to stop cancer. Yisrayl says there are too many suffering and dying from ... science industries will pay close attention and take action. The Pastor says that the root ...
(Date:5/6/2016)... ... May 06, 2016 , ... Kenneth Cochran, DSc, RN, FACHE, ... of the South announced today that Dr. Robert Menuet, Interventional Cardiologist with Cardiovascular ... Ultrasound Guided Coronary Atherectomy. , This procedure involves the removal of ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... 3, 2016   BIOTRONIK , a leader ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Iperia ... heart failure patients with access to diagnostic magnetic ... remote monitoring with daily automatic transmission and closed ... in response to physiological demands. ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016   BIOTRONIK will ... extending care beyond the implant at the Heart Rhythm ... in San Francisco . ... the highest quality of patient care and satisfaction possible. ... for each and every tomorrow," said Marlou Janssen ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016 Pharmaceutical ... $55 million to a woman who says its talc-based ... awarded Gloria Ristesund $5 million in compensatory ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160330/349511LOGO ) , ... against the company. In February, the same court awarded ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: