Business Group Blog

Welcome to our blog.

The Business Group Blog was created to share and discuss information about challenges and solutions to the health care benefits issues that large employers face today and tomorrow — such as controlling health care costs, reforming the health care delivery system, and engaging employees in their health and benefits — and will provide insight into national health policy issues. We hope you find this information useful and will consider subscribing to the blog and sharing any thoughts or ideas with us at blog@businessgrouphealth.org.

Obesity: It's Complicated
November 6, 2018

Obesity: It's Complicated

Huff Post recently published Everything You Know About Obesity Is Wrong, by Michael Hobbes highlighting a significant gap between science and practice in the treatment of obesity.

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Keep New Parents in the Workforce: Best Practices for Managers
October 26, 2018

Keep New Parents in the Workforce: Best Practices for Managers

Will your top talent return after having a child? According to a survey conducted by Ovia Health featured in our recently released Parent Package, nearly 1 in 3 moms don't return after having children, and of those, 40 percent felt that their large employer could have done things differently to retain them as employees.

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Workforce Strategy Participants Head Home with Renewed Enthusiasm to Make Employee Experience Their Business
September 27, 2018

Workforce Strategy Participants Head Home with Renewed Enthusiasm to Make Employee Experience Their Business

Workforce Strategy attendees leave Atlanta motivated to create the future of work, life & health.

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Workforce Strategy Prepares Employers for the Future of Work, Life & Health
September 26, 2018

Workforce Strategy Prepares Employers for the Future of Work, Life & Health

Workforce Strategy participants are energetically learning and networking with power players on the 2nd day of NBGH’s annual conference.

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Live from Atlanta: It's Workforce Strategy 2018
September 25, 2018

Live from Atlanta: It's Workforce Strategy 2018

This week, over 500 practitioners, influencers and thought leaders are convening in Atlanta, GA to fuel a well-being transformation.

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Hurricane Season is Here: Employers Brace for a Hard Hit and Prepare to Aid in Recovery
September 12, 2018

Hurricane Season is Here: Employers Brace for a Hard Hit and Prepare to Aid in Recovery

With Hurricane Florence set to slam into the East Coast, large employers are activating emergency preparedness plans and preparing to extend assistance and support to those affected.

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Discover the Benefits Employees Value Most at Workforce Strategy 2018
September 6, 2018

Discover the Benefits Employees Value Most at Workforce Strategy 2018

Mental health, work-life integration and the obesity epidemic — these are just a few of the topics most relevant to today’s workforce that will be covered at Workforce Strategy 2018, September 25–27, in Atlanta, Georgia.  

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