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    The HBCH Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection Chris Skisak, PhD, as it's new Executive Director. Skisak's first public role as director will be on September 9th at HBCH's groundbreaking program, Employer-Driven Health Care Supply Chain Partnerships... read more

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    HBCH is excited to present Employer-Driven Supply Chain Partnerships on September 9, on the Rice University campus.  To help our attendees prepare for this groundbreaking program we have been providing updates on content. This week we provide information on our speaker panel, Chevron and Camden Property Trust.   These companies will be discussing their journey toward developing supply chain partnerships and the analytics they are using to foster those partnerships.   



     Employer-Driven Health Care Supply Chain Partnerships
    September 9, 2014
    8:30 am - 12 pm

    Rice University - BRC
    6500 Main St.
    Houston, TX 77005

    **Underground parking available at BRC Building. Parking will be validated**

    HBCH and IBI Members $150
    Non-Members $250

    **The first 200 registrants to the September 9th event HBCH event, Employer-Driven Supply Chain Partnerships, will receive a complimentary copy fo the book Bridging the Value Gap and the IBI video Winning Together. Bridging the Value Gap provides three case studies about how collaborating along the health care supply chain can lead to improved health outcomes and reduced costs. Winning Together provides an answer to employers to the question, "How can I get my vendors to follow me in a more integrated benefits delivery approach...." read more

    We are honored to have two of the most knowledgeable and influential speakers in the country on this topic as discussion leaders.  To help our attendees prepare for this valuable session we will be providing bi-weekly updates on relevant content.  This week we provide the bios for our speakers, Chris McSwain and Dr. Thomas Parry

    HBCH will present a unique program intended primarily for HR and Benefits professionals. The program will help organizations to better understand and manage internal and external health care supply chain partnerships.

    • You will learn what the current research tells us about the connections between health, absence, performance and productivity; what links are well established and where more evidence is needed; and implications for future research.
      Featured Speaker: Dr. Thomas Parry, President, Integrated Benefits Institute 


    • You will learn how important it is to your organization to gain a core competency in health care supply chain management ; the necessity for employers to manage their portfolio of health care investments with all internal and external stakeholders; and the answer to the question "How can I get my vendors to follow me to become true business partners?"
      Featured Speaker: Mr. Chris McSwain, former VP of Benefits & Compensation for Whirlpool and Walmart and 2005 Benefits Insurance Magazine's Benefits Manager of the Year


    • You will learn from and ask questions to your Houston peers whose organizations have begun the journey towards an integrated approach to health and productivity management as they describe the successes and challenges they have encountered along the way.
      Featured Speaker: Three Houston area employers to be determined. Nominations being accepted by HBCH.


    Approved by HRCI for 3 CEU Credits
    Qualifies for 3 CEBS CPE Credits

    Luncheon - Houston & National Results of our Employer Survey on Purchasing Value in Healthcare

    October 29, 2014
    11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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