Recent News



HOUSTON - May 17, 2017
HBCH Works with National Association of Chronic Disease Directors to Engage Employers in the National Diabetes Prevention Program

"Texas is such a big state--its population is nearly 28 million. The state health department chose to concentrate efforts on the 6.8 million residents of the Greater Houston Area in their work to scale and sustain the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP) and the CDC-recognized lifestyle change program.Click here to read more.



HOUSTON - May 15, 2017
Employers Caught in the Middle of Healthcare Reform, HBJ Op-Ed by Chris Skisak, HBCH Executive Director

"Repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare) did not happen within the first 100 days of the Trump presidency. But Houston employers must remain prepared for forthcoming changes." Click here to read more.


Hospitals, Employers Work to Reduce Hospital Visits

“Most of your health conditions or health care costs are the result of chronic health conditions,” said Chris Skisak, executive director of the Houston Business Coalition on Health. “The theory being, if you can prevent these chronic health conditions from manifesting themselves, you will impact the cost trend.” Click here to read more




11-13-15 Businesses and the rise of health care cost - Geetinder Goyal & Chris Skisak