Over 200 participants compete in marathon coding session to solve national and local data challenges

Philadelphia, PA –Independence Blue Cross (IBC)is pleased to be one of the sponsors of Drexel University’s second Philly Codefest, a two-day marathon coding competition that brings together innovative thinkers and programmers from across the nation to transform data into real-world solutions….

Contest raises awareness among millennials of March ACA enrollment deadline

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC), the Philadelphia region’s leading insurer, today announced the launch of a video competition to raise awareness about the March 31 deadline to enroll in a new health plan that meets the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)….

Center will help transform region into the ‘Silicon Valley of health care innovation’

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross today announced it has created the Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Center for Health Care Innovation, an important milestone in the company’s groundbreaking efforts to transform the Philadelphia area into a national magnet for health care innovation….

January events planned for Broomall, Wayne, Langhorne, Bala Cynwyd & Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – At IBC, we believe consumer education and engagement around health care reform is essential. That’s why we created the Independence Express, a mobile education and enrollment center, which will be traveling to community events throughout the region to help consumers understand and enroll in the best health plan options to suit their individual needs….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross, New York University, and NYU Langone Medical Center have established a collaboration to develop machine-learning algorithms to spot cases of undiagnosed diabetes and to predict pre-diabetes in patients to improve care and lower costs. The work will be supported by a three-year grant from Independence Blue Cross (IBC), the Philadelphia region’s leading health insurer….

More than 130 software developers compete in marathon coding session to solve health care problems

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) is pleased to sponsor Drexel University’s Philly Health Codefest, a two-day marathon coding competition that brings together innovative thinkers and programmers from across the nation to solve health care problems through data….

IBC, Penn Medicine, and DreamIt Ventures enroll entrepreneurs in four-month boot camp

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC), Penn Medicine and DreamIt Ventures today announced the 10 health care startup companies selected to participate in DreamIt Health, the first-ever Philadelphia-based health care accelerator. The 2013 DreamIt Health inaugural class will enter a four-month boot camp,…

Mike Vennera offers insight into IBC’s health care innovation in the region

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC)’s Mike Vennera, vice president of strategy and innovation, addressed the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy held jointly with Senator Michael Brubaker, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Senate International Commerce Caucus….

Will provide unprecedented 360-degree view of patients’ care

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC), Abington Health, and Lumeris announced today the creation of an accountable care initiative using Lumeris’ transformative technology and services to improve the coordination of patient care, lower overall health care costs, and increase patient and physician satisfaction. This collaboration among a health insurer,…
Philadelphia, PA – This February, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) demonstrates its commitment to changing the game in health care delivery by sponsoring two local events aimed at finding ways to transform the industry. IBC is the silver sponsor of both the Startup Weekend Health Philadelphia and the 19th Annual Wharton Healthcare Business Conference from February 14-17….
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