Health Care Committee
Chair: The committee is chaired Marilyn Carp, chairperson of the Board of Directors of Maryland General Hospital.
Members: Health Care is a large committee with about 40 members, including Skip Counselman, CEO of Riggs, Counselman, Michaels & Downes; Christopher Brandt, CEO of Audacious Inquiry; Bonnie Phipps, CEO of St. Agnes Health Care; and Carmel Roques, CEO of Keswick-Multicare.
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GBC is an advocate for Healthiest Maryland, a statewide initiative to create a culture of wellness in the workplace. Every month, Healthiest Maryland chooses a workplace wellness success story the exemplies how Healthiest Maryland programming can create a culture of wellness in your organization. See who has been honored!
Health Care News
UPCOMING EVENT: Friday, June 7 - 4th Annual Maryland Workplace Health & Wellness Symposium (Register)
UPCOMING EVENT: Monday, April 22 - Getting the Most out of Your Health Care Dollars (Register)
3/19/13 - Join Legg Mason for their March 27 event, STOP! The Cost of Chronic Disease at Work, featuring speaker retired First Sergeant Matthew Eversmann, whose actions were immortalized in the film, Black Hawk Down
3/5/13 - Workforce wellness programs can have a noticeable benefit to your bottom line if evaluated correctly, and can improve the quality of life for employees, strengthen the value of their benefits and reduce health-related business costs, a Baltimore-area psychology professor recently reported to the GBC's Health Care Committee.
Evaluation goes hand-in-hand with success. Employers can directly facilitate health behavior change in their employees, which could jumpstart and sustain their wellness programs and reduce health care costs in the long term, according to UMBC's Dr. Carlo C. DiClemente, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and director for the HABITS Lab at UMBC.
2/8/13 - This American Heart Month, Healthiest Maryland Businesses is asking employers to take action in the workplace to promote heart health. Employers can take preventive action to improve worker health and productivity and save on health care costs. Please consider doing a couple of these simple things.
1/29/13 - January 29 meeting recap - David Johnson, senior vice president of RCM&D, outlines findings from a workforce wellness programs survey.