Retirement can wait…
at least for a while
From the Executive Director
Dianne Kiehl

As most of you have probably heard by now, I am planning to retire in 2015. In January I asked the BHCG leadership to begin preparing for my retirement. While no specific date has been set, I anticipate it will be some time in the first quarter. Read More

BHCG-supported grant application awarded $15.9 million to improve cardiac care in Wisconsin

In the February 2012 edition of The Catalyst we reported that several provider organizations (in Wisconsin and Florida), insurers, coalitions (including the BHCG and The Alliance) and other stakeholders submitted a grant designed to improve the delivery of cardiac care. We are pleased to announce the grant, submitted by the American College of Cardiology Foundation, was chosen for funding in May by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for three years for a total of $15.9 million. The BHCG along with several other organizations, wrote a letter of support for the grant. Read More

Moving Health Care Forward BHCG strategic partners share insights at webinar for brokers/consultants

The BHCG has long maintained that neither a single employer nor one organization is large enough to impact the cost and quality of health care to drive change in our marketplace. Just as the BHCG has brought together the interests of a significant number of employers, so too have we worked with other strategic partners in the state to effect change in our health care delivery system. The work of these organizations, recognized both regionally and nationally, is on the forefront of change. Read More

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Highlights of BHCGs 2013 Performance Scorecard Read More

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Updated consumer modules now available Read More

Gov. Walker attends April meeting of Statewide Value Committee Read More

Membership Minute

In this edition of the Membership Minute we report on our updated membership numbers and welcome new employer groups who joined us in April and May. Read More

BHCG Annual Meeting set for September 30

The BHCG Annual Meeting is set for Tuesday, September 30, 8:00 to 11:00 AM at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Our keynote speaker will be David B. Nash, MD MBA, founding dean of Jefferson School of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Nash is a board-certified internist who is internationally recognized for his work in outcomes management and quality-of-care improvement and is widely known as a pioneer in public reporting of health care outcomes.

Mark your calendars now and plan to attend this highly informative morning.

Watch for more information to come!