TITLE

Making America Healthier: HR's Leadership Role

AUTHOR(S)
O'Neil, Laurence G.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
HR Magazine;Nov2009, Vol. 54 Issue 11, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
45389347

 

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