November 2018
Employer & Healthcare Purchaser Newsletter
Kentucky and Southern Indiana's monthly compilation of important data, news, and events for employers and healthcare purchasers.
Data to Know
Percent change in middle income households’
spending on basic needs (2007-2014)
Data Source: Brookings Institution, Wall Street Journal  
KHC Awarded the National Alliance 2018 Member Leadership Award
WASHINGTON – Nov. 13, 2018 – Walmart was presented with the 2018 Employer/Purchaser Excellence Award by the  National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions  (National Alliance) at its annual forum today. The Florida Health Care Coalition and Kentuckiana Health Collaborative were also recognized with the 2018 Membership Leadership Award. These organizations were celebrated for efforts to improve quality and efficiency of the healthcare delivery system, employee engagement.... Read More
Noteworthy KHC Blog Posts
The Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) was recognized along with the Florida Health Care Coalition as the 2018 Membership Leadership Award winner at last week’s National Alliance of Healthcare Purchase r ..... Read More
National Alliance Annual Forum Identifies Priority Issues and Key Actions for Employers
On November 12-14, the Kentuckiana Health Collaborative (KHC) team ventured to our nation’s capital to attend the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalition’s Annual Forum, "Leading the Future of Innovation .... Read More
Louisville Clinical Town Hall Focuses on What Region Can Do to Optimize Wellness
It can be easy for those of us to work in healthcare – regardless of what setting we work in – to get caught up in the day-to-day demands of our jobs and fail to take a step back and re-energize and refocus from time to time. For the..... Read More
N AMI Louisville Works to Address Challenges of a Nation on the Brink of a Mental Health Crisis
I joined NAMI Louisville as their new Executive Director this time last year. I have had a rich non-profit management history in education, the arts and community development, but working with NAMI Louisville, I am being given... . Read More
KHC Events
Dec. 4 | 8 am - 1 pm

The Path to Affordable Healthcare

All Healthcare Stakeholders
March 5

5th Annual Conference - High Value Mental Healthcare

All Healthcare Stakeholders
National Alliance Offerings
The National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions collectively empowers purchasers to drive innovation, health, and value for our companies, our communities, and our country. The KHC is a member of the National Alliance.
Employers Concerned about Waste & Inappropriate Care, yet 60% not Managing per National Alliance & Benfield-Gallagher Survey
WASHINGTON – Oct. 25, 2018 – Every year the healthcare industry wastes an  estimated $750 billion , and while employers overwhelmingly perceive this to be a problem, a sizable percentage (60%) are not.... Read More
Publications
Achieving Value in Mental Health Support
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Purchasers Guide to PBM Quality 2018
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Louisville, KY 40218
Phone: 502-238-3603