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2017 Past Events

October 26, 2017 -- LVBCH Employer Forum
"Substance Abuse - A Major Challenge for Employers"

 

Date: Thursday, 10/26/17         Time: 8:00 - 11:00 am
Registration begins at 8:00 am      Program begins at 8:30 am
Location: PBS39/WLVT Public Media Center, 830 E. First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Click link for Parking Instructions

Sponsored by: PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency and Express Scripts

Featured Speakers: 
   - Victor Parziale, Program Educational Consultant, Drug Free Workplace PA
   - Kristen Wenrich, Health Director, City of Bethlehem
   
Ken Miller, Director, Clinical Program Management, Express Scripts
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.
Invitations will be sent shortly.
Registration deadline: Friday, October 13, 2017
Click links to Get More Information and Register

Click link for the Agenda
Click links to see speaker presentation slides from the event:  
   - Preliminary Survey Results - Kristen Wenrich, City of Bethlehem
   - Creating a Drug Free Workplace - Victor Parziale, Drug Free Workplace PA
   
- Putting the Brakes on the Opioid Epidemic - Ken Miller, Express Scripts

 

Oct 1, 2017  Lehigh Valley Walk:
American Heart Association Heart & Stroke Walk

Lehigh Valley:
Date: Sunday, 10/01/17         Time: 1:30 - 4:30 pm

Location: SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015 (
Get Directions)
Team Name: LVBCH Walkers
 
Click links to: Get More Info, Register to Walk
or Donate

 

Sept 23, 2017 Berks County Walk: 
American Heart Association Heart & Stroke Walk

Berks County:
Date: Saturday, 09/23/17         Time: 8:30 -11:30 am
Location: Gring's Mill Recreation Area, 2083 Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, PA 19610 (
Get Directions)
Team: LVBCH Walkers 
Click links to Get More InfoRegister to Walk,  Get Walk DetailsSign the Waiver or Donate   

 

 

Sept 21, 2017 -- LVBCH Employer Forum about BSI CORE
"Regain Control of Your Healthcare Spend: The Winning 5-Year Plan"

 

Date: Thursday, 09/21/17         Time: 7:30 - 10:30 am
Breakfast, Registration & Networking begins at 7:30 am      Program begins at 8:30 am
Location: Coca-Cola Park - Home of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Sponsored by:
BSI Corporate Benefits
This is an EMPLOYER only event for companies/organizations with 25-500 employees.
You must register to attend this event.  Registrations will NOT be accepted at the door.
Registration deadline: Monday, Sept 18, 2017

Invitations were sent via email on Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017
Click links to Get More Information and Register
Learn more about BSI CORE
Read the News Release: LVBCH Announces Endorsement of BSI CORE
Read the News Release: LVBCH & BSI Host BSI CORE Seminar
Read an LVB article about the Endorsement

 

May 16, 2017 -- Healthcare Systems Engineering Symposium
"Today’s Challenges for Healthcare Networks and Third Party Payers" 


Date: Tuesday, 5/16/17         Time: 2:00 - 6:00 pm
Location: 
Lehigh UniversityMountaintop CampusIacocca HallWood 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.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Click links to Get More Information and Register
Clicks link to see the Agenda
and Additional Photos from the event

 

May 4, 2017 -- LVBCH 37th Annual Conference
"Healthcare in Transition: What's Next?"

Date: Thursday, 5/4/17         Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: 
DeSales UniversityUniversity Center Building
                2755 Station Ave, Center Valley, PA 18034
Featured Speakers:
     - Robert Laszewski, President, Health Policy and Strategy Associates
     - Lawton R. Burns, Ph.D., MBA, Professor, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
     - Michael Thompson, President and CEO, The National Alliance
     - Bridget Peck, MBA, RN, Sr. Medical Value Consultant, Capital BlueCross
     - Mark Wendling, MD, Executive Director, LVPHO
     - Dominic Lorusso, Director of Health Partnerships, Consumer Reports
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 10, 2017
Click links to 
Get More Information and Register
Click link to read the News Release about the event and access the Program Book
Click link see Additional Photos from the event
Click the following links to access the slide presentations from the event:   
   - 2017: The Health Care Political & Market Landscape 
     by Robert Laszewski, Health Policy & Strategy Associates
   - Critical Thinking About Consolidation in Healthcare 
     by Lawton R. Burns, Ph.D., MBA, Wharton School, University of PA
   - How Coalitions are Working Together to Drive Innovation, Health and Value 
     by Mike Thompson, National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
   - Capital BlueCross Hospital Quality Recognition Program 
     by Bridget Peck, MBA, RN, Capital BlueCross
   - Choosing Wisely®: Better Communication with your Doctor, Better Health Care Value
     by Mark Wendling, MD, Lehigh Valley Physician Hospital Organization
   - Helping Employees Choose Wisely 
     by Dominic Lorusso, Consumer Reports

Click link to read an article in LVB about Lawton Burn's presentation at the Annual Conference:
    "Do mergers of hospitals boost costs, inefficiency?"

 

April 5, 2017 -- LVBCH Employer Forum
"Benefits Cost & Culture Strategies, What Your Business Needs to Know"

 

Date: Wednesday, 04/05/17         Time: 8:00 - 10:30 am
Registration begins at 8:00 am      Program begins at 8:25 am
Location: PBS39/WLVT Public Media Center, 830 E. First Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Click link for Parking Instructions

Sponsored by Univest Insurance

Featured Speakers: Bill Kaiser, Senior Consultant, High Performing Culture (HPC)
                              Kevin Davis, Senior Benefits Consultant, Univest Insurance
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.
Invitations were sent via email in February 2017.
Registration deadline: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Click links to Get More Information and Register

Click to see the Agenda  and Additional Photos from the event
Click to see the Slides from the Event
 

March 23, 2017 -- LVBCH Employer Forum
"Employee Stress: Their Struggle, Your Risk"

 

Date: Thursday, 03/23/17         Time: 8:00 - 10:30 am
Registration begins at 8:00 am      Program begins at 8:30 am
Location:
C.F. Martin & Company Guitar Factory, 510 Sycamore St., Nazareth, PA 18064 
Sponsored by Integrated Behavioral Health (IBH)

Featured Speakers: Eric Gustafson, Psy.D. – SVP Clinical Quality Management, IBH
                                Joe Bosche – SVP Business Development, IBH
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.
Invitations were sent via email in January 2017.
Registration deadline: Friday, March 17, 2017
Click links to Get More Information and Register
Click to see the Agenda and Additional Photos from the event
Click the following links to see slides from the event:

       Slides: Joe Bosche
       Slides: Eric Gustafson