Today, executives from Independence Blue Cross, Safeguard Scientifics, and Ben Franklin Technology Partners spoke to more than 80 health care entrepreneurs, educators, health providers, and leaders about the future growth of digital health. The free session, “Fueling Philly’s Digital Health Economy,” held at Quorum @ the University City Science Center, was moderated by Stephen Tang, PhD.,…
Philadelphia, PA — January 23, 2017 — Independence Health Group (IHG) announces the appointment of Gregory E. Deavens, CPA, CGMA, as chief financial officer effective January 30, 2017. Deavens was previously employed by MassMutual Financial Group from 2006 to 2016, where he most recently served as the company’s senior vice president and corporate controller. As chief financial officer for IHG,…
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) associates put service into action with community projects in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. On the federal holiday, 50 of our associates and their family and friends volunteered their time for service projects throughout the Philadelphia community. Activities included: Philly READS — 30 volunteers sorted, labeled, and shelved donated books and school supplies for the Philadelphia READS Book Bank at Martin Luther King Jr….

One-day event aims to help journalists cover the opioid addiction crisis

Opioid addiction in the United States has escalated into a deadly epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prescription painkillers and heroin are claiming the lives of 78 Americans every day. As a leader in an industry on the front lines in the battle against addiction,…

Interactive space that personalizes the member experience and encourages community engagement is now open to the public

Philadelphia, PA — September 9, 2016 — Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced the official opening of Independence LIVE (LIVE), a new 10,000 square-foot state-of-the-art customer and community health and wellness experience center. Independence LIVE occupies the second floor of 1919 Market Street and is adjacent to the headquarters of Independence in center city Philadelphia….
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