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LVBCH Releases 2016 Type 2 Diabetes Report - 08/15/16
Key Geographic Regions in PA are Compared to State and National Statistics 

The Lehigh Valley Business Coalition on Healthcare (LVBCH) is pleased to present the Type 2 Diabetes Report for 2016.  Employers, providers, insurers and community health agencies should use this report to assess how diabetes management strategies are working to change behaviors, improve community health and contain costs.

 

To read the report, click on the image of the report to the right or click the link below. 

To read the news release, click here.

To read the report, click here.

Click the links below to read various news articles about the report:

 

 

Consumer Reports Features LVBCH on Facebook & Twitter - 07/27/16

On 7/27/16, Consumer Reports featured LVBCH in its Choosing Wisely social media campaign.  The photo below, which was taken at LVBCH's 2016 Annual Conference, was posted by Consumer Reports on both Facebook and Twitter.  The photo was taken when Tom Croyle, LVBCH President asked all annual conference attendees to hold up their Choosing Wisely "5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor" wallet card.

Below are the links to the Consumer Reports social media posts:
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Facebook
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Twitter

Please help spread the word about Choosing Wisely by liking our post on Facebook and Twitter.
 

  

Upcoming LVBCH Events

 September 21, 2016 -- LVBCH Employer Forum
"Proactively Managing Obesity at Your Organization"


Date: Wednesday, 09/21/16         Time: 8:00 - 10:00 am
Registration begins at 8:00 am      Program begins at 8:30 am
Location: Blue Grillhouse, 4431 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18020
Sponsored by the Novo Nordisk
Featured Speaker: Kathy Brady, Founder & President, CMB Health Inc.
This event is for LVBCH EMPLOYER members only.
Registration Required - You must register to attend this event.  
Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.
Registration deadline: Friday, Sept 9,2016
Click links to Get More Information and Register 

 

October 19, 2016 -- LVBCH Roundtable
"Balancing Work & Cancer: How Employers Can Help"

Date: Wednesday, 10/19/16         Time: 8:00 - 11:30 am
Registration begins at 8:00 am      Program begins at 8:30 am
Location: Glasbern Inn Lodge, 2141 Packhouse Road, Fogelsville, PA
Sponsored by the Pfizer
Keynote Speaker: Christine Q Brennan, Associate Director of Programs, Cancer & Careers
All LVBCH members are welcomed to attend this event.
Registration Required - You must register to attend this event.  
Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.
Registration deadline: Friday, October 7
,2016
Invitations will be sent via email in September.

October 22, 2016 -- American Cancer Society Walk
"Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - Lehigh Valley"


Date: Saturday, 10/22/16         Time: 8:30 am - Noon
Registration begins at 8:30.  Walk begins at 10:00 am
Location: Downtown Bethlehem - Main and West Lehigh Streets, Bethlehem, PA 18018 Map it
Sponsored by the American Cancer Society
This event is for all LVBCH members.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship - an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer's last century.
Invitations will be sent in September 2016.
LVBCH Team Name: LVBCH Walkers
Click links to Get More Information, Register and Donate

 

May 4, 2017 -- LVBCH 37th Annual Conference

Date: Thursday, 5/4/17         Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 
DeSales UniversityUniversity Center Building,
                2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034

 

Recent LVBCH Events 

 May 17, 2016 -- Healthcare Systems Engineering Symposium
"What Does Healthcare Actually Cost?"


Date: Tuesday, 5/17/16         Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Location:
Lehigh University, Mountaintop Campus, Iacocca Hall, Wood Dining Room
Registration Required - You must register to attend this event. 
Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.
This event is for all LVBCH members.
Click links to Get More Information and to see Additional Photos from the event

 

May 5, 2016 -- LVBCH 36th Annual Conference
"Healthcare in Transition: Strategies to Increase Healthcare Value"


Date: Thursday, 5/5/16         Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location: 
DeSales UniversityUniversity Center Building,
                2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034
Featured Speakers:
     - Mark A. Caron, CHCIO, FACHE, Chief Executive Officer, Geneia
     - Robert Laszewski, President, Health Policy and Strategy Associates
     - Steve Miller, MD, Senior VP & Chief Medical Officer, Express Scripts
Registration Required - You must register to attend this event.  
Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.
This event is for all LVBCH members.
Registration deadline: Monday, April 11, 2016
Click links to 
Get More Information and Register
Click link to access the 
News Release about the event
Click to access the
News Release about the Wellness Spotlight Awards
Click link to access the
 Program Book from the event
Click link to access Additional Photos from the event
Click links to access the slide presentations from the event:   
   - 
2016: The Health Care Political & Market Landscape 
     by Robert Laszewski, Health Policy & Strategy Associate
   - 
2016 LVBCH Wellness Spotlight Awards 
     by Carol Michaels & Amanda Greene, Benefit Corporate Wellness
   - 
Miracle Medications: Can we afford the cure? 
     by Steve Miller, MD, Express Scripts