Featured Event

A Coronavirus Discussion with Master Virus Hunter Dr. W. Ian Lipkin

Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, known as one of the world’s “master virus hunters” and medical advisor to the film “Contagion,” traveled to China in early February to investigate the coronavirus, a trip he also made 17 years ago to fight SARS.

Let’s go behind the scenes of the pandemic with Dr. Lipkin to find out:

Why wasn’t the virus stopped when it first presented itself?  What’s the likely course of the pandemic from here on in?  What will life look like in 2021 and beyond?

Join Dr. Mark Cunningham-Hill as he asks Dr. Lipkin these questions and many more.

When
Monday, November 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
September 28
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

NEBGH Medical Director’s Weekly Monday COVID-19 Update

Here’s a fast and easy way to understand what the newest info on the pandemic means for you and your employees.

From infection risk and safety measures to the outlook for vaccines and treatments, NEBGH’s medical director breaks it all down for you.

Each Monday at 1 PM – it’s appointment viewing!

When
Monday, September 28, 2020
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Members Only
November 9
Annual Membership Meeting, NEBGH Members only

A Coronavirus Discussion with Master Virus Hunter Dr. W. Ian Lipkin

Dr. W. Ian Lipkin, known as one of the world’s “master virus hunters” and medical advisor to the film “Contagion,” traveled to China in early February to investigate the coronavirus, a trip he also made 17 years ago to fight SARS.

Let’s go behind the scenes of the pandemic with Dr. Lipkin to find out:

Why wasn’t the virus stopped when it first presented itself?  What’s the likely course of the pandemic from here on in?  What will life look like in 2021 and beyond?

Join Dr. Mark Cunningham-Hill as he asks Dr. Lipkin these questions and many more.

When
Monday, November 9, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
July 29
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

COVID-19 and Mental Health: IBM, Novo Nordisk and More

How are two global companies – IBM and Denmark-based Novo Nordisk – supporting employees’ mental health during COVID-19? 

What role are managers and senior leadership playing?

And what’s a “Work from Home Pledge?”

We’ll also hear the latest guidance from APA’s Center for Workplace Mental Health Foundation on how employers can be most effective during this challenging time.

When
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
July 23
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

COVID-19 and Substance Use

Isolation and social distancing can put people at greater risk for using alcohol and drugs in unhealthy ways.  Stress and anxiety may also be a factor in relapse for those already struggling with addiction.

How can employers tell who’s in trouble in a work-from-home environment?  What types of support might be most helpful? 

When
Thursday, July 23, 2020
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
July 14
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

High-Value Maternity Care in NY and NJ

Serious complications and deaths from childbirth are on the rise in the U.S., and women of color are disproportionately affected. Purchasers can take steps to improve outcomes for their employees.

The 32BJ Health Fund analyzed its own claims data to assess cost and quality variation for maternity care at hospitals in the New York/New Jersey metropolitan region, and developed a high-value network for its 168,000 members in the region.  The new network launches July 1.

When
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
July 13
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

COVID-19 and RTW: What You Need to Know Now

Join Dr. Mark, Dr. Lindsay Jubelt and experts from Epstein Becker Green for the latest on COVID-19 and return-to-work considerations.

We’ll cover:

  • The latest on how COVID-19 spreads and what it means for workplace safety and protective gear
  • Risks and rewards of workplace testing and best practices for contact tracing
  • New developments on treatments and vaccines
  • Guidance on employer liability and navigating the patchwork of local, state and federal workplace safety guidance  
  • CARES Act updates

When
Monday, July 13, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
July 9
NEBGH Members only, Vendor Fair, Virtual Event

Prevention Strategies for Population Health

Increasing employee resilience and reducing the risk of chronic disease is now more important than ever.

Whether we’re facing a “second wave” of COVID-19 or something completely different, engaging in healthy behaviors is key.

So how do you engage and empower your workforce in taking charge of their health?

Hear how your peers are using creative programs and smarter technology to help employees embrace healthier lifestyles!

Topics include:

  • Thriving mentally at work – whether at home or in the office
  • Driving sustained weight loss through brain science
  • Intervening early to prevent and manage diabetes and other chronic disease
  • Preventing cancer
  • Changing behaviors when it comes to nutrition and exercise

When
Thursday, July 9, 2020
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members