Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty was honored with the Distinguished Leadership Award from the Insurance Society of Philadelphia at the 23rd Annual Independence Gala. Hilferty was  the first leader from the health insurance sector to receive the distinction. The Distinguished Leadership Award recognizes an industry executive who has demonstrated exemplary leadership,…

Eight leading Philadelphia organizations work with innovators to tackle chronic disease

Philadelphia, PA – The CEO Council for Growth (“CEO Council”) announced today that its Health Care Innovation Collaborative (“Collaborative”) has launched an open call for innovators around the country to work with its founding member organizations to tackle problems associated with chronic disease….
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Drone-based solutions, wearables, and reducing readmissions focus of Health Hack (#healthhackPHL)

Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia’s leading health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and one of the largest health care systems, Jefferson (through its Innovation Pillar), will host a free Health Hack (#healthhackPHL) Nov. 13-15,designed to help reinvent health care access and delivery by creating innovative solutions to the biggest challenges in the industry today….