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2024 North Carolina Culture of Wellness Award Winners Announced by NCBCH

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- April 3, 2024–  Winners of the 3rd annual employer Culture of Wellbeing Award were announced by the North Carolina Business Coalition on Health (NCBCH) at the NCBCH Spring Forum in Greensboro.  The award recognizes the best employer wellbeing programs across the state; companies committed to improving the health and well-being of their employees. Employer […]

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National Alliance Hospital Fair Price Initiative

National Alliance Hospital Fair Price InitiativeSetting the Record Straight: The Urgency of Achieving Hospital Fair Price September 28, 2023, Charlotte, NC Momentum from the work of employers and other healthcare purchasers, coalitions, and policy makers at both the state and federal levels to make healthcare more transparent and affordable is growing. Efforts to achieve fair

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Employers: Register for a Summer Roundtable Lunch Near You!

Time is running out to register for our Employer Roundtable Lunches being held July 25th to August 3rd. Register now at NCBCH.net/events for a location near you. Lunches are scheduled for Asheville, Charlotte, Greensboro, Hickory, Raliegh, and Wilmington.  These are a great opportunity to discuss current “hot” topics surrounding employer benefits, total rewards, health, and

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Race, Ethnicity, and Source of Payment Can Increase Patient Risk of Adverse Events in Hospitals

Washington, D.C. (June 7, 2023)—The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit advancing the highest standards for patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, today published a report examining the association between Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades and differences in rates of adverse safety events among white, Black, and Hispanic patients and among patients with commercial insurance and

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North Carolina Business Group on Health Transitions to North Carolina Business Coalition on Health

Charlotte, N.C.- May 4, 2023 — The North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), a leading nonprofit coalition of employers and healthcare stakeholders committed to improving the healthcare delivery system in North Carolina, is proud to announce a significant milestone in its evolution. Effective immediately, the organization will be known as the North Carolina Business

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New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Reveals Significant Increase in Healthcare-Associated Infections and Worsening Patient Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic

New Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade Reveals Significant Increase in Healthcare-Associated Infections and Worsening Patient Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic CLABSI, MRSA and CAUTI rates spiked to a 5-year high WASHINGTON, May 3, 2023—The average risk of three healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)— including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI)—spiked

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