Launched by partners Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross, program will grow to accelerate more high-potential digital health startups, strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Philadelphia

Philadelphia – Leading global startup accelerator Dreamit announced today that the Dreamit Health program developed in collaboration with Penn Medicine and Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has received a $325,000 grant from Blackstone Charitable Foundation to drive innovation in the health care sector….

Accomplished health care innovator and surgeon will lead efforts to accelerate and expand patient-centered care to improve quality and lower costs

Philadelphia – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced that effective February 1, Anthony Coletta, M.D., MBA became president of Independence’s Facilitated Health Networks and executive vice president of Independence. This new position leading Facilitated Health Networks demonstrates Independence’s commitment to drive improvements in healthcare quality and costs for its members across southeastern Pennsylvania….

Independence statement on Zika virus

Monday, 01 February 2016
At Independence Blue Cross, our first priority is the well-being of our members and our community. That’s why — like many organizations worldwide — we are closely monitoring the Zika virus cases being reported in multiple countries, including the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that people traveling to Mexico, the Pacific Islands,…
blue cross broad street run
Philadelphia, PA — Registration for the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation’s 37th annual Blue Cross® Broad Street Run 10 miler opens today at Registration will continue until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, February 12. For the 20th consecutive year, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is the title sponsor of the run, which is the nation’s sixth largest road race….