Chairman & Co-Founder
Global Healthcare Resources
Jonathan is Chairman & Co-founder of Global Healthcare Resources, the managing organization of preeminent associations including Corporate Health & Wellness Association, Medical Tourism Association, and Self Funding Employer Association, amongst others. As Co-founder of HEALTHCARE ЯEVOLUTION®, the industry leading event that brings together the most innovative healthcare professionals from around the world, he heads up one of the largest conferences in health. Mr. Edelheit is at the center of a corporate network connecting over 2.6 million executives and professionals through his portfolio of companies, magazines, events, and expansive presence on LinkedIn Groups with over 1 million members.
Through his determined efforts and resolute conversations with C-Suite executives of Health Insurance Companies, Healthcare Program Providers, Employers, International Corporations, Brokers, and Governments in the US and abroad, Mr. Edelheit raises the bar on innovation and disruption strategies for businesses and consumers.
Learn the secret 6+2 “Healthy Choice Program” that Cleveland Clinic developed and launched for their employees that transformed employee health and well-being, resulting in over $1 billion saved for the organization and over $300 million in employee pockets. In one of the most inspiring stories we have ever done, discover how a top-down leadership approach and big incentives entirely transformed the DNA of the organization and employees into one of resiliency and unmatched well-being.View session details
Learn how two employers, Prudential Financial and Linde, have revolutionized their approach to managing benefits. Via their use of an employer-controlled “lockbox,” benefits leaders at these companies broke down barriers that previously constrained them. It is still early days, but these employers are on the path to being fierce consumers of healthcare, who secure better care for their populations at drastically lower prices.View session details
Everyone says they are innovative and disruptive. This session will dive into the “mess” of evaluating hundreds of solution providers and trying to find which ones are actually going to work and which are pipedreams and pure science fiction. Take a look into the crystal ball to know which solutions you should be racing to adopt and which you should be running away from. Now is the time to reject the status quo and go all in.View session details
Learn why the marketing of the most prescribed “new and innovative” medications your employees take for chronic conditions is all science fiction. In many cases, employers are paying up to 200X more for drugs that are equally as effective than their predecessors. Learn how pharmaceutical companies are not concerned about preventing medical conditions or the health of your employees, but instead are manipulating data and creating the illusion new drugs are better than older versions with the sole purpose of driving shareholder profits.View session details
Learn how you can assess your current well-being culture and make adjustments or changes to offer the best of the best. Learn the importance of creating community and social connection between employees and how two organizations are trailblazing in making this happen.This session is for organizations looking to improve the employee experience and increase engagement, well-being, and ultimately, performance.View session details
Tune in and hear how Big Health has helped many employers such as Amerigas, Hartford, Boston Medical Center, and others to create happier, more engaged, and productive employees through helping them sleep better and addressing mental health.View session details
Hear Hon. Dr. David Shulkin share key insights from his experience running the Veterans Administration, the nation's largest integrated health system. For employers trying to build a healthy workforce, learn why it makes sense to reach for "moonshots" rather than incremental changes that show limited results. When it comes to managing challenging chronic conditions like diabetes, traditional one-size-fits-all approaches miss the mark. Listen as Dr. Shulkin discusses the power of microbiome science and why personalized solutions like DayTwo are key to lasting population health.View session details
Tune in as they discuss recent implications for workplace health solutions and how technology meets employers’ and vendors’ needs alike. Furthermore, discover how the industry is developing and deploying innovative solutions to reduce the risk and complications of chronic and episodic health conditions and drive employee engagement towards a health improvement journey.View session details
This session will help you understand what results investors look for, and if these results are indicative of strong organizational performance or simply a juicy bottom line for investors.View session details
Conversations around fertility benefits usually focus on addressing female infertility. And while that is a critical piece of the puzzle, people of all genders need support from fertility and family-forming resources. For around 30% of different-sex couples experiencing infertility, male-factor issues are the primary cause. Trans and non-binary people may have specific fertility needs but struggle to find physicians with the right experience. And fertility knowledge and support are important throughout life — not just in someone’s reproductive years. In this session, we’ll discuss how your company can provide inclusive fertility benefits that cover all genders — and ages — in 2022.View session details
This session will show how self-funded employers are saving up to 50% on major surgeries and healthcare costs without compromising on, and sometimes improving, quality through overseas healthcare providers. Find out from employers who have successfully implemented medical travel why it turned their corporate culture around and why employees preferred to go abroad for care as opposed to receiving it locally.View session details
Remember the mission to reach the moon? In 1962, President JFK set forth a vision. He initiated a movement that outlived him! Even in his death, the mission was accomplished seven years after his famous speech. Now we’re on a five-year mission, and it's not about us. This is a mission for you – the individual, the stakeholder, the employer healthcare and benefits professional. Join the mission to reduce costs, reimagine culture, and reinvent care.