The Memphis Business Group
on Health (MBGH), Memphis’s only non-profit organization focused on employee
health and wellness issues from the employers’ perspective, recognized two
health insurance companies and five regional hospitals for their progress
toward improving health care quality in the region in 2010.
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and UnitedHealthcare of Tennessee
were recognized for scoring in the top 15% on several aspects of
eValue8, the leading
evidence-based health plan evaluation program widely used by business
their purchaser members, and national employers to assess and manage the
quality of their healthcare vendors.
Baptist Memorial Hospital for Women and St. Francis Hospital-Memphis
were recognized for their exceptional performance on the Leapfrog
Hospital Survey for
reducing the number
of elective deliveries performed before the baby was full term.
Methodist LeBonheur Germantown, Methodist Hospital South, and the
Regional Medical Center at Memphis were also recognized for good
performance on this measure in the survey.
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