Featured Event

Battling Racial Health Disparities in Employer-Sponsored Healthcare

No employer seeks to create disparities in the health benefits and healthcare services provided to Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) populations. Nonetheless, health outcomes are worse for these employees - the result of bias and racism embedded in our systems. How can employers become allies in the move toward health equity?

When
Thursday, January 21, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
January 21
Conference, Virtual Event

Battling Racial Health Disparities in Employer-Sponsored Healthcare

No employer seeks to create disparities in the health benefits and healthcare services provided to Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) populations. Nonetheless, health outcomes are worse for these employees - the result of bias and racism embedded in our systems. How can employers become allies in the move toward health equity?

When
Thursday, January 21, 2021
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
January 25
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, January 25, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Members Only
February 1
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

NEBGH’s Medical Director Weekly Monday COVID-19 Update: w/ Dr. Mark Fendrick

Hear the latest COVID update from NEBGH Medical Director Dr. Mark Cunningham-Hill!   This special edition also features a discussion with Dr. Mark Fendrick on how employers can support the COVID vaccine’s two-step process and encourage high-value care during this pandemic.

When
Monday, February 1, 2021
1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
All NEBGH Members
February 11
NEBGH Members only, Virtual Event

“Safe Space” Employer Roundtable: Racial Health Disparities

As the final part of the 3 part series, this facilitated roundtable is a safe environment for employers to discuss what we’ve heard in the previous sessions. Let’s examine our assumptions, discuss lessons learned and identify actions we can take to move forward in a positive way.

When
Thursday, February 11, 2021
8:30 am - 10:15 am
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH Employer Members Only
February 23
Bcoastal Benefits Leaders' Coffee Talks, NEBGH Members only, Virtual Event

Bicoastal Benefits Leaders’ Coffee Talk: featuring Marco Diaz

Want to learn what some of your fellow benefits leaders are thinking about and planning for?

Join Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) and Silicon Valley Employers Forum (SVEF) as benefits leaders from each organization share what they’re up to!

Each session, you’ll hear a brief presentation from either a NEBGH or SVEF member – and then engage in a Q&A discussion.

Hear from leaders in media, finance, consumer products and other industries based in the NYC area – and those from some of the biggest names in technology from Silicon Valley!
 
First up:
  • Marco Diaz, Sr. VP, Global Benefits at News Corp (The Murdoch empire that owns the Wall Street Journal, New York Post, The Times of London, etc.)

When
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
Who Can Attend
NEBGH and Silicon Valley Employers Forum Employer Members Only
August 6
NEBGH Members only, Webinar

Mental Health and Racism: What Employers Need to Know

COVID-19 has hit BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) communities especially hard. The murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have thrown into stark relief the systemic racism that exists in all corners of society.  Individuals of color have suffered from the trauma and daily indignities of racism every day of their lives – including at work.  As we confront the mental health impacts of these challenging times, how can we best support our colleagues of color?  

When
Thursday, August 6, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Where
Webinar (Link available following registration)
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