Did you say Cost Containment?

EmployersLikeMe friends:

At our August 22nd Summit in Savannah the first panel discussion is a big one:  Your Best Cost Containment Ideas  [Read more…]

How to Engage the C-Suite

Bert Tenenbaum has an interesting perspective on leadership engagement around healthcare.

Bert’s family started Chatham Steel in Savannah, Georgia.  Several years ago Chatham Steel was bought by Reliance Steel & Aluminum.  Bert stayed and served as President of Chatham Steel.  Bert and his team built a healthy culture and started numerous innovative programs to help employees and contain cost.  Recently Bert was asked to take on an even bigger task. [Read more…]

Affordable Care Act Webcast

EmployersLikeMe offers a special thank you to Lisa Evans, Health Director at Southwire for providing a great presentation on our webcast June 20th.  If you missed it, follow this link to see her slides.  Here is the link to the recording of the webcast.

Lisa serves on the EmployersLikeMe steering committee and we appreciate her passion and expertise!

Mt Vernon Mills – A History of Caring

Mt Vernon Mills with 1,200 employees is a major driver in the beautiful northwest Georgia town of Trion.  Mt Vernon Mills has two facilities colocated in Trion on the banks of the Chattooga River.  For over 20 years they’ve had a “medical department” but back in 2003 with the help of Healthstat they opened a separate on-site clinic.  EmployersLikeMe sat down with Gary Williams who runs all the HR functions for the mills parent company Mount Vernon.  Check out the video to hear Gary’s description of what they’ve done and how it has worked.

Announcing the EmployersLikeMe YouTube Channel

EmployersLikeMe announces our new Youtube Channel!  If you missed the Summit in March, check out the first few hours at: youtube.com/user/EmployersLikeMe.  This includes Brian Klepper’s presentation on “Why businesses are the only ones to save Healthcare”   Check it out and more to come.

Brian Klepper – 2013 Summit Keynote Speaker

Brian Klepper was the keynote at the Summit, and you’ve all been clamoring to get a copy of his presentation.  His message is alarming and a call to action for the business community.

Gary Rost Gives Advice at the 2013 Summit

At the Summit, Gary Rost gave a great summary of his current advice to the over 20 companies and 53,000 lives that make up their Savannah Business Group. Here’s his presentation.

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Gotcha: Why Only Business Leaders Can Save Us From Health Care

By: Brian Klepper
Last week, Time Magazine published an expose by Steven Brill clearly explaining the hospital pricing practices that have driven many rank-and-file Americans to financial ruin. Especially for patients with meager or no coverage, Brill details health care as the ultimate “gotcha.” You need care, receive it and then receive a bill equal to a car or house. It is a system designed to take unfair advantage. [Read more…]

Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills are Killing Us from TIME.com

Some of us have lived this, some have heard of it, but we should all read this article!  Author Steven Brill defines the problem.  How can employers collaborate and help provide solutions?