Maintaining a Healthy Workforce

Sometimes people are surprised to hear that a focus of our work is on health and wellness until we point out the connection between a successful company and a healthy workforce. Research tells us that healthy employees are less absent, more productive, innovative and creative. So, having the leanest and most active workforce in the … Read Post

This Week in Policy

Chamber Opposes Repeal of Health Exchange Earlier this month, the Chamber joined more than 100 organizations in asking incoming federal leadership to be thoughtful about their approach to health care reform and to not repeal the Affordable Care Act before a replacement option is determined. We feel that repealing the Colorado Health Benefit Exchange, as … Read Post

Protecting CO’s Health Care

Our ability to find common ground with unlikely partners is one of the things that makes our region so successful. It was instrumental in defeating Amendment 69 this fall by nearly 80 percent, and in recent weeks, we reconvened many of the partners from that successful No on Amendment 69 coalition to again tackle changes … Read Post

Notable Systems Uses Tech to Provide Personal Touch

Health care has changed dramatically over the last decade, from the way it’s received to how it’s paid for – and technology is a huge part of that evolution. Chamber member Notable Systems, Inc. is bringing easy-to-use technology to doctors, nurses and the patients they serve. We sat down with Notable Systems President John Huggins … Read Post

Supporting Innovation in Oral Health

Delta Dental of Colorado Innovation Grants Delta Dental of Colorado Foundation is tapping into Colorado’s long, proud tradition of entrepreneurship and invention by offering grants of up to $50,000 to improve the oral health of the state. The Delta Dental of Colorado Innovation Grants program offers up to $200,000 total in funding to Colorado-based organizations and individuals to … Read Post

Small Businesses Share Experiences, Concerns about Health Care Costs

Everywhere we look, the Denver metro area is changing. It’s true for our transit systems, and it’s true for our health care. Just as businesses adapt to the new ways to get to work, they are adjusting to the new ways of accessing health care. It is in this spirit that Delta Dental of Colorado conducted its second-annual Small Business Health Benefits … Read Post

Healthy Minds, Healthy Business 

Did you know that May is Mental Health Month? The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services estimates that 43.6 million adults experienced a mental illness in the past year. That translates to nearly 800,000 Colorado adults. The economic, social and human tolls related to mental health issues are staggering—costing U.S. businesses nearly $70 billion … Read Post