Welcome to HBCH

    HBCH is the leading resource for employers dedicated to improving the health and wellness of their employees.  HBCH brings together all stakeholders (employers, health plans, physicians, hospitals, and regulators) to lower costs and improve quality, which contributes to the economic viability of the Houston business community.  


    HBCH is excited to present Employer-Driven Supply Chain Partnerships on September 9, on the Rice University campus.  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


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

    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

    Register Now!

    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




    Employer-Driven Health Care Supply Chain Partnerships

    September 09, 2014
    8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
     Add to Calendar

    Rice University - BRC
    6500 Main Street, MS-650
    Houston, TX 77030

    HBCH will present a unique program intended primarily for HR and Benefits professionals...

    Read More

    Please contact us if you are interested in sponsoring an HBCH event.

    If you have any questions, please call us at (281) 809-6960 or email us at HBCHmembership@HoustonBCH.org