Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Highlights Human-Centered InnovationSM Program focusing on keeping people wellPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty joined health care leaders and executives from across the country today at the 2015 MedCity News CONVERGE conference to deliver the opening keynote address. Speaking in Philadelphia, Hilferty shared Independence’s vision to revolutionize health care through its Human-Centered InnovationSM Program,…
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Crozer-Keystone Health System (Crozer-Keystone) announced that they have renewed their agreement. This long-term renewal gives Independence members continued in-network access to all Crozer-Keystone facilities, employed physician practices, and ancillary providers. The agreement renews Crozer-Keystone’s commitment to Independence’s Accountable Care (ACO) payment model, which rewards hospitals and physicians for establishing an ACO-like entity that shares responsibility with the insurer for improving clinical performance and cost efficiency for the care delivered to patients….
Monday, 13 July 2015
Accelerator program takes on the health care industry’s greatest challengesPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), Penn Medicine, and Dreamit Ventures today announced the third class of Dreamit Health Philadelphia health-tech startups. Recruited from around the world, these companies will participate in a 16-week boot camp from July to October 2015. Dreamit Health will give each startup tools and support to fast track into high-growth potential companies that will tackle some of the health care’s greatest challenges — from preventing concussions to helping working professionals care for their aging parents….
Tuesday, 30 June 2015
Thursday, 25 June 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) released the following statement today from President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case King v. Burwell. “Today’s Supreme Court ruling helps ensure that we can continue to provide the security and stability that our members have come to expect from Independence Blue Cross,…
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
Philadelphia, PA – In a shared commitment to improve quality and reduce the cost of health care in southeastern Pennsylvania, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and Jefferson Health (Jefferson) announced that they have reached an agreement on a new multi-year contract for TJUH System that demonstrates a strong collaboration between the region’s leading health insurance organization and one of the area’s largest health care systems….
Thursday, 30 April 2015
Daniel J. Hilferty shares insight on organization’s Human-Centered InnovationSMPhiladelphia, PA –Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty spoke on a panel yesterday at the Health Evolution Summit in Dana Point, California, an annual invitation-only event that brought together 500 prominent business leaders from health care services, IT, and life science sectors to discuss critical issues facing the health care industry….
Thursday, 16 April 2015
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