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Florida Health Care Coalition Hosts Annual National Conference Focusing on Better Care and Improved
in General - 04/21/2017
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC) is hosting their 24th Annual National Conference, “The Health Care (R)Evolution: ‘Getting to Better Care and Improved Outcomes’,” on Monday, May 1 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando.

Florida Health Care Coalition Announces 2017-2018 Executive Committee at Annual Meeting
in General - 03/08/2017
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC) announced and installed the 2017-2018 Executive Committee during yesterday’s Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors at Nova Southeastern University.

FLHCC Receives Grants to Develop a Value Based Purchasing Strategy for Cardiac Care
in General - 02/24/2017
Purchaser Value Network Matches Orlando Heart Foundation Grant

FLHCC Annual Meeting to Feature Dr. Paul Fronstin of the Employee Benefit Research Institute
in General - 02/06/2017
Dr. Fronstin to Discuss the Future of Employment-Based Health Benefits

Florida Health Care Coalition Launches Statewide Effort to Promote National Choosing Wisely Campaign
in General - 01/26/2017
Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC) is proud to announce the launch of a new patient and employer health care resource site to support its participation in the Choosing Wisely campaign, a national initiative of the ABIM Foundation and Consumer Reports.

Secretary Senior Announces Contract Awarded to HCCI for Health Care Transparency Initiative
in General - 01/24/2017
Today, the Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) announced the selection of the Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI) as the vendor partner that will create an online health care transparency tool for Florida where consumers can find and compare the price of common health care services in their area.

The Leapfrog Group Announces 2016 Top Hospital Recipients, 11 Florida Hospitals
in General - 12/08/2016
On December 6, The Leapfrog Group, the nation’s premier advocate of hospital transparency, announced its 2016 Top Hospitals at their Annual Meeting & Top Hospital Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C., where 11 Florida Hospitals were among those honored.

FLHCC Partners with Quantros to Advance Value-based Purchasing Initiatives for Coalition Members
in General - 11/15/2016
Quantros, Inc., the health care industry’s leading provider of performance analytics supporting providers, employers and other payers, and the Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC), a state leader actively engaged in transforming health care throughout Florida and nationwide, have agreed to utilize Quantros’ CareChex® hospital quality rankings and CareTracks® provider performance profiles to support the initiatives and value-based programs of the Coalition.

NEWS: Free Musculoskeletal Screenings & Bucs Tailgate Sunday, November 13, 2016 at Carrollwood Count
in General - 11/08/2016
The Florida Health Care Coalition has partnered with the National Institute of Collaborative Healthcare, in coordination with The Florida Retail Federation, West Florida Health and Carrollwood Country Club to offer FREE musculoskeletal screenings and an “old fashioned” tailgate party to cheer on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as they play the Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 13, 2016.

Fall 2016 Hospital Safety Grades Announced for Florida
in General - 11/04/2016
The Florida Health Care Coalition announced this week the release of the Fall 2016 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, published by national nonprofit watchdog The Leapfrog Group. Assigning A, B, C, D, and F letter grades, the Hospital Safety Grade provides the most complete picture of avoidable hospital errors, accidents and infections that kill or harm hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Over 2,600 general acute-care hospitals received a grade this fall.

Florida Health Care Coalition to Host Specialty Pharmacy and Oncology Symposium in Orlando October
in General - 09/30/2016
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC) is hosting a "Strategies for Success in Managing Cancer and Specialty Pharmacy" Symposium on Wednesday, October 12 at the Valencia College School of Public Safety beginning at 7:30 a.m.

NBCH Changes Name to National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions
in General - 09/27/2016
Signaling a renewed focus on innovation and collaboration to improve health and our healthcare system, the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) is undergoing a name change accompanied by a new visual identity and website. Unveiled at its annual conference, the organization will now be known as the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance or NAHPC).

Karen van Caulil Re-Elected Chair of National Business Coalition on Health
in General - 08/16/2016
Pres/CEO of Florida Health Care Coalition to Lead National Non-Profit.


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NEWS: Florida Health Care Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Executive Committee at Annual Meeting
in General - 03/08/2016
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC) announced and installed the 2016-2017 executive committee during the Annual Meeting of the Board of Directors at Valencia College on March 1.

FORBES: Healthcare Startups Hint At Radically Simplified Payment Models
in General - 02/05/2016
Last night, the Wall Street Journal reported on 20 large companies forming an alliance to target healthcare costs. As big companies are wont to do, they are unnecessarily complicating things. They can save themselves a lot of time and money by understanding two simple items that have proven to slay the healthcare cost beast.

FORBES: Yet Another Business Coalition Forms to Tame Health Costs
in General - 02/05/2016
Yet Another Business Coalition Forms To Tame Health Costs A new coalition of 20 large employers said they have formed a new business coalition known as the “Health Transformation Alliance” in effort to reign in the rising cost of healthcare. While the Wall Street Journal breathlessly described it as a move that could “ripple through the world of employer-provided health coverage,” it is just one of a number of similar, overlapping efforts that have so far failed to keep the rate of employer

FLHCC Annual Meeting to Feature Dr. Thomas Parry, President of the Integrated Benefits Institute
in General - 02/04/2016
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC), is pleased to host Dr. Thomas Parry, president of the Integrated Benefits Institute (IBI), as he discusses "Connecting Health to Business Performance” at the FLHCC Annual Meeting on March 1 at Valencia College. This event is open to the public and will take place at Valencia’s School of Public Safety from 8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

NEWS: Four Florida Hospitals Earn Leapfrog's 2015 Top Hospitals Award
in General - 12/02/2015
The Florida Health Care Coalition (FLHCC), a statewide organization representing major employers that work to improve the quality of health care, and The Leapfrog Group, are pleased to announce the 2015 list of Top U.S. Hospitals.

Oct. 14 Cancer Event Features Florida Dept. of Health, Johns Hopkins University and Cancer Treatment
in General - 10/14/2015
NEWS: FLHCC hosts a "Seeking Value in Cancer Care" event on October 14 at the Ft. Lauderdale Marriott North - open to the public.

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