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Do Employees From Less-Healthy Communities Use More Care and Cost More?
Seeking to Establish a Business Case for Investment in Community Health
Few studies have examined the impact of community health on employers. This study explores whether employed adults and their adult dependents living in less-healthy ...
Posted: July 30th, 2019
 
GPBCH Advocates for Employers by Signing on to ERIC Letter to Congress
GPBCH recently joined with the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, many member coalitions, and other partner organizations in signing a letter to C ...
Posted: June 28th, 2019
 
2019 Annual Conference Draws Record Setting Registration!
The GPBCH Annual Conference - Moving Toward a 2020 Vision of Health Benefits Best Practices - drew nearly 300 registrations, a record number! Thank you to everyone w ...
Posted: June 12th, 2019
 
2019 Summer Fun Guide
May 2019
SUMMER FUN HAS BEGUN!
With summer comes family vacations, barbecues with friends, and neighborhood pool parties. It is a great season for outdoor activiti ...
Posted: May 22nd, 2019
 
New Report Finds Risk of Death Nearly Doubles for Patients Using Hospitals Graded As “D” or “F”
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit representing the nation’s largest and most influential employers and purchasers of health care, ...
Posted: May 15th, 2019
 
Congratulations Aetna for Platinum Level GPBCH Healthy Employer Recognition Program
The GPBCH Healthy Employer Recognition Program recognizes employers who demonstrate commitments to promoting health, managing chronic disease, promoting healthcare q ...
Posted: March 11th, 2019
 
GPBCH Obesity Drug Action Brief March 2019
Obesity is one of the leading chronic disease states in the United States, affecting more than 1 in 3 adults. It is a driver of health care utilization and cost and ...
Posted: March 7th, 2019
 
Participation rate leaps, but not all area med centers are on board with survey
February 7, 2019, Philadelphia Business Journal
The number of Philadelphia-area hospitals participating in The Leapfrog Group’s annual quality and safety survey c ...
Posted: February 7th, 2019
 
Eight Hospitals in GPBCH Region Earn Leapfrog 2018 Top Hospital Award
118 hospitals across the country earned the Leapfrog Group 2018 Top Hospital Award. 13 were Children’s Hospitals, 35 General Hospitals, 53 Teaching Hospitals and 1 ...
Posted: January 4th, 2019
 
Leapfrog Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grades Released
Administered on behalf of employers and other purchasers, the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade is the nation’s only rating system focused entirely on errors, acciden ...
Posted: December 19th, 2018