Making America Healthier: HR's Leadership Role

O'Neil, Laurence G.
November 2009
HR Magazine;Nov2009, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p8
The article suggests the important role of human resource (HR) professionals in the health care reform debate in the U.S. It emphasizes that the elements of reform, such as access and quality, must strengthen the current employer-based health system. HR executives are reportedly leading the health care debate by making a difference, citing as an example the Rocky Mountain Health Plans (RMHP) in Colorado that offers low health care costs. It also suggests that HR leaders should be a catalyst for change amid the health challenges their employees face.


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