Weekly Bulletins – December 2023

December 29 – No Bulletin due to New Year’s holiday

December 22, 2023 – Florida results from “Pulse of the Purchaser survey; Invitation to Cleveland Clinic webinar, The Growing Price Tag of Obesity Treatment; Invitation to NASHP webinar demonstrating the Updated Hospital Cost Tool-Version 3; Reminder “Best of the Best” is 3 weeks away; FL Alliance holiday office hours

December 15, 2023 – Announcement of Sage Transparency site temporarily shutting down; National results from “Pulse of the Purchaser” survey; Update on Florida Alliance Board of Directors; Wrap up of the Oncology ELC; New resource: Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Obesity Among Women: A Guide for Employers; New resource: Lower Costs, More Transparency Act policy brief; Announcement that Karen van Caulil re-elected as Chair of State Consumer Health Information and Policy Advisory Council for 2024; Recognition of Board Member Stephanie Koch’s recent speaking engagement; New speaker added to “Best of the Best’ (Michael Costello, FP&L); January health and cultural observances, Membership update

December 8, 2023 – Announcement of Leapfrog Top Hospitals and Top Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) Awards; Recap of Leapfrog events in Washington, DC; Complimentary webinar, Obesity’s Mental Health Connection, hosted by Affiliate Member, Vida; Reminder of final Oncology ELC session; Registration information for “Best of the Best;” Reminder about Employer Advisory Board Discussion

December 1, 2023 – Invitation to participate in Employer Advisory Board on Direct Purchasing; Information on final session of Oncology Employer Learning Collaborative ; Complimentary webinar, Employer Strategies in Health Equity; New Hypertension Tools for Employers; Recording and slides available from Cell and Gene Therapies webinar; Article featuring interview with Stephanie Koch on successfully establishing on-site healthcare clinic; Additional information and registration information on “Best of the Best;” ACTION ITEM: final request for responses to “Pulse of the Purchaser” survey; CDC announcement of additional free at-home COVID tests