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Coalitions

  • National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions, this organization has a membership of 90 employer led coalitions across the United States, representing 8,000 employers and 35 million employees and their dependents. NBCH and its members have a common goal of market-based health care reform including improving the value, meaning the quality and cost, of health care provided through employer-sponsored health plans, as well as the health care delivery systems of entire communities. Termed the coalition of coalitions, NBCH represents each community coalition at the national level and serves as a resource, clearinghouse and information center linking all coalitions. As the national voice for Community Health Reform to regions with employers yet to be organized into a collective power. Providing expertise resources and a voice to its member coalition across the country, NBCH is dedicated to making the coalition movement the vehicle for meaningful change in the health care system throughout the United States.
  • LeapFrog Group, the Leapfrog Group's goal is to initiate breakthroughs in the safety and quality of health care in the US. The Leapfrog Group has just launched a web-survey to gather information from hospitals nationwide about their practices on three hospital patient safety standards. Leapfrog purchasers will share results with enrollees and the general public.
  • Disease Management

    • American Heart Association, features information on the American Heart Association.
    • American Diabetes Association, the American Diabetes Association's Winning at Work: Detecting, Preventing and Managing Diabetes for a Healthy Workplace program provides the resources your employees need to live healthier lives - whether they are working to prevent diabetes or to manage diabetes. The program includes four key components: increasing awareness, detecting diabetes, preventing diabetes and managing diabetes and includes lunch and learn presentations and HR Training. Contact your local ADA office for more information.
    • American Cancer Society
    • Legislative

      • Texas Association of Business, representing companies from the largest multi-national corporations to small businesses in nearly every community of our state, TAB works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state's economy the strongest in the world.
      • Texas Health Facts-The Center for Health Statistics (CHS) provides comprehensive health data for Texas. Popular features such as Texas Health Facts ("County Fact Sheets"), the Texas Health Data query system and all Texas workforce information from the Health Professions Resource Center, as well as a variety of on-line reports published by CHS. The newest addition to these is the Vital Statistics Annual Report tables.