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Northeast Business Group on Health Launches New Website for Expectant Parents in New York City and Long Island

June 26, 2018

ExpectNY is an accessible and easy-to-understand source of information and publicly-reported hospital data about maternity procedures and practices. Users can search for a hospital’s rates for C-Sections, VBACs (Vaginal Birth after Cesarean), inductions, episiotomies, breastfeeding and other factors helpful for expectant mothers to understand when planning to give birth. The website includes searchable data from more than 50 hospitals in New York City and Long Island.

Can Amazon-JPM-Berkshire venture help lower health costs? - Crain's Health Pulse

January 31, 2018

“I do think we need to go beyond technology in order to disrupt some of the perverse incentives embedded in the status quo, and that’s going to require purchasers—on a bigger scale—to push real delivery-system reform,” said Candice Sherman, interim chief executive of the Northeast Business Group on Health, of which JPMorgan Chase is a member.

NEBGH Seeking Director of Grants Management

January 29, 2018

NEBGH is seeking candidates for the newly-created role of Director of Grants Management to create a grants funding strategy, actively seek new funding opportunities, manage projects and help lead the organization’s policy initiatives. Click HERE for more information!

How employers can better support the caregivers in their workforces - Employee Benefit News

November 5, 2017

As more employees self-identify as caregivers for family members and friends, employers are starting to address the needs of workers who struggle to balance work while caring for others.

The numbers are staggering. One in six U.S. employees identify as a caregiver for a family member or friend, according to research by Family Caregiver Alliance. An AARP study found that U.S. businesses lose more than $25 billion annually in lost productivity due to absenteeism among full-time working caregivers, and that figure grows an additional $3 billion when part-time workers with caregiving duties are accounted for.