Volume 10, Issue 4: Harlan Levine, M.D. from City of Hope gives insight on the signature programs available to members

Dear Colleagues, In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Harlan Levine, M.D., President, Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope. City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and is designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition bestowed

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 4

Payers Partner with Trade Orgs to Roll Out Association Health Plans Healthpayerintelligence.com --Healthcare payers are beginning to launch partnerships with trade organizations and chambers of commerce to provide association health plans (AHPs) to small businesses and contractors.The roll out of AHPs follows federal and state efforts to position AHPs as an option for individual or

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 4

Korean Medical Tourism gaining momentum based on traditional medicine  Drprem.com -- Traditional Korean medicine has been boosting country’s medical tourism industry since last few years.  In 2016, over 18 thousand foreign patients visited South Korea seeking traditional treatments; a dramatic increase from around 13.22 thousand patients in the previous year as reported by Statista.com. This

Volume 10, Issue 3: Robert Skelton speaks on how ASAE’s ‘Association of Associations’ helps carry out the mission of each of their members

Dear Colleagues: In this thought-provoking, exclusive interview, please meet Harlan Levine, M.D., President, Strategy and Business Ventures, City of Hope. City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases and is designated as one of only 49 comprehensive cancer centers, the highest recognition

Volume 10, Issue 3: Robert Skelton speaks on how ASAE’s ‘Association of Associations’ helps carry out the mission of each of their members

Dear Colleagues, Meet Robert Skelton, Chief Administrative Officer, ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, a membership organization of more than 44,000 association executives and industry partners representing 7,400 organizations.Robert explains how his “Association of Associations” has grown to encompass thousands of members and explains the direction of the organization. This issue also

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 3

Healthcare Spending up 44% Among Employer Health Plans, Study Reveals By: Morgan Haefner BeckersHospitalReview.com- Americans with health insurance coverage through their employer — the largest insured population in the U.S. — saw healthcare spending increase 44 percent from 2007 through 2016, according to a recent study in Health Affairs. Health Care Cost Institute

News In Review: Volume 10, Issue 3

Trump Makes it Easier for Employers to Pay Workers for Health Coverage CNN.com– The Trump administration is expanding employers' ability to give workers cash to buy heath care coverage elsewhere, including on the Obamacare exchanges, senior officials announced Monday. Although Widely Deployed, Employees Slow to Use Telemedicine EmployeeBenefitAdviser.com – While the majority of employer-sponsored

Volume 10, Issue 2: Erin Jimison, Chief Operations Office, of VezaHealth, speaks on helping patients by lowering health care costs

Dear Colleagues, Meet Erin Jimison, Chief Operations Officer, VezaHealth, a group of health care and benefit experts dedicated to lowering health care costs by setting high standards for quality medical care. Erin expresses her passion to deliver superior benefits to patients while protecting plan assets.  Learn how she has formed professional