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Business Group on Health is a community of members, a team of experts, an ally for large employers, a health and benefits authority, and a tenacious voice in health care policy, to name just a few of our roles. Our employer members are engaged and leading the charge - driving innovation in employer sponsored health care and seeking new viewpoints as they develop best-in-class programs for employees and their families. As a leading voice in health care policy, the Business Group has an impact on a global scale and provides respected commentary on larger industry trends. The Business Group on Health Podcast, hosted by Ellen Kelsay and LuAnn Heinen, showcases this thought leadership by featuring conversations with guests who bring insights and perspectives about the trends shaping modern health care issues relevant to large employers.

Business Group on Health is a community of members, a team of experts, an ally for large employers, a health and benefits authority, and a tenacious voice in health care policy, to name just a few of our roles. Our employer members are engaged and leading the charge - driving innovation in employer sponsored health care and seeking new viewpoints as they develop best-in-class programs for employees and their families. As a leading voice in health care policy, the Business Group has an impact on a global scale and provides respected commentary on larger industry trends. The Business Group on Health Podcast, hosted by Ellen Kelsay and LuAnn Heinen, showcases this thought leadership by featuring conversations with guests who bring insights and perspectives about the trends shaping modern health care issues relevant to large employers.

Location:

United States

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Business Group on Health is a community of members, a team of experts, an ally for large employers, a health and benefits authority, and a tenacious voice in health care policy, to name just a few of our roles. Our employer members are engaged and leading the charge - driving innovation in employer sponsored health care and seeking new viewpoints as they develop best-in-class programs for employees and their families. As a leading voice in health care policy, the Business Group has an impact on a global scale and provides respected commentary on larger industry trends. The Business Group on Health Podcast, hosted by Ellen Kelsay and LuAnn Heinen, showcases this thought leadership by featuring conversations with guests who bring insights and perspectives about the trends shaping modern health care issues relevant to large employers.

Language:

English

Contact:

4156328882


Episodes

How to be Time Smart: Lessons from a Harvard Business School Professor

1/22/2021
Since March 2020, American workers have saved about 89 million work days from not commuting as frequently or at all, says Dr. Ashley Whillans. And yet many of us still struggle with too much to do and too little time to do it. In this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we speak […]

Duration:00:33:00

Business Group on Health: The American Medical Association’s Commitment to Confronting Racism and Prioritizing Health Equity

1/8/2021
Racism and other systemic inequities lead to poor health outcomes for racial minority groups, says the president of the American Medical Association in our latest podcast. Dr. Susan Bailey, in conversation with Business Group on Health CEO Ellen Kelsay, explores how the AMA has worked to confront racism, an insidious threat to public health.

Duration:00:27:32

Business Group on Health: What Doesn’t Work? Weight-based Blame and Shame

12/18/2020
Weight bias is a pervasive problem in our society, showing up in our homes, physician offices and even the workplace. But weight bias isn’t just a social injustice, it’s also a public health issue due to its far-ranging effects on those who experience and internalize it. In this episode of the Business Group on Health […]

Duration:00:26:14

Business Group on Health: Overcoming the Addiction Crisis

12/4/2020
One of the many tragedies of the COVID-19 pandemic is its impact on those struggling with substance use disorders. Overdose deaths in the U.S. are estimated to reach an all-time high in 2020, likely driven by stress, isolation and decreased access to needed treatment and services. But amidst this devastating crisis there is hope, as […]

Duration:00:35:51

Business Group on Health: The Case for Honoring Caregivers

11/20/2020
Even before COVID-19, the U.S. was facing a caregiving crisis. And now, well over half of Americans are worrying about, taking care of, or looking out for a friend, neighbor or family member due to pandemic. But as these unpaid caregivers pour their love and energy into this role, many are suffering as a result. […]

Duration:00:36:20

Business Group on Health: Meeting Women’s Unmet Health Needs with Femtech

11/6/2020
For far too long, investments in digital health solutions for women have been underfunded. According to Rock Health, just 3% of the US digital health deals since 2011 have focused on women’s health and well-being. But that’s all changing. Increased interest and investment in Femtech – digital health solutions for women – is opening the […]

Duration:00:26:01

Overcoming Health Disparities to Achieve Health Equity

10/23/2020
Black women in the U.S. are two to three times more likely to die during or following childbirth than white women. And although Black women are about as likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer as their white counterparts, they’re almost 40% more likely to die from it. Why is this the case in 2020? […]

Duration:00:38:21

Business Group on Health: Forging Ahead with Telehealth: Quality, Access and Equity

10/9/2020
What do telehealth, social determinants of health and preventive care have in common? For better or for worse, all have been thrust into the national spotlight due to the coronavirus pandemic. And they share this attention for good reason, as each has the potential to enable better health. In this episode of the Business Group […]

Duration:00:25:06

Business Group on Health: Understanding and Addressing Social Determinants of Health

9/25/2020
If about 60% of our health status can be attributed to medical care and lifestyle behaviors, what explains the other 40%? Social determinants of health have made national headlines, but what exactly are they and why do they matter? In this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we speak with Brian Castrucci about […]

Business Group on Health: Key Findings from the Business Group’s Annual Plan Design Survey

9/11/2020
How are companies designing their health and well-being strategies to meet the challenges posed by the ongoing pandemic? What role do health and well-being have as part of overall workforce strategy? Is virtual health here to stay? Business Group on Health’s Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey answers these questions and more, […]

Duration:00:44:22

Business Group on Health: Recognizing and Managing Your Company’s Emotional Culture

8/28/2020
How do the day-to-day emotions that we feel and express at work shape a company’s culture? Research shows that emotions have a profound impact on an organization and feelings like joy, pride, compassion and even love can positively impact business metrics. In this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we speak with Dr. […]

Duration:00:40:57

Business Group on Health: Mending the Cracks in Health Care

8/14/2020
The coronavirus pandemic has laid bare the deep cracks in our health care system. At the same time, the crisis has presented us with the opportunity and imperative to improve health care delivery in the U.S. But what actions can we take to pave a better road forward? In this episode of the Business Group […]

Duration:00:46:32

Business Group on Health: The Business Value of Prioritizing Purpose

7/31/2020
Is it possible for companies to prioritize both profit and social value? Although the traditional view dictates that businesses must trade one for the other, Professor Alex Edmans argues just the opposite: the best way to generate profits is to generate value for society. In this episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we […]

Duration:00:25:26

Business Group on Health: How the Pandemic is Accelerating the Future

7/18/2020
What if you could predict the future? Now more than ever, many of us wish we could, especially when it comes to the economy, our work lives, the role of technology and demographic trends. Without a crystal ball, our best chance at getting a glimpse of the future is understanding the global changes that will […]

Duration:00:44:38

Business Group on Health: Strengthening Body and Mind Through Immune Resilience

7/3/2020
If we’re at war with COVID-19 at a personal and societal level, what’s our best defense? Without a vaccine or herd immunity, how can we improve our odds that the virus leaves us unscathed? The answer may lie in how we nurture our minds and bodies. In this episode of the Business Group on Health […]

Duration:00:34:01

Leadership During a Pandemic: Reflections from the Business Group’s New CEO, Ellen Kelsay

6/18/2020
What is it like to take over a health care organization in the midst of a pandemic? In this inaugural episode of the Business Group on Health podcast, we sit down with Ellen Kelsay, the new President and CEO of Business Group on Health, to discuss what it’s like to lead during the biggest health […]

Duration:00:28:05

Business Group on Health: Introducing Our Podcast

6/18/2020
In the first season of the Business Group on Health podcast, we’ll speak with experts and innovators who bring insight and perspective to the most relevant health and well-being issues facing employers today. Topics we’ll explore include immune resilience, how companies can simultaneously deliver purpose and profit, and other trends reshaping work and health.

Duration:00:02:16