Michelle Histand, Innovation director at Independence Blue Cross, is one of 10 “emerging industry leaders” recognized by Managed Healthcare Executive. Histand manages the Innovation design thinking program at Independence.
Independence is excited to kick off another Summerfest season at the Blue Cross RiverRink! The 5th annual summer celebration promises to be the best yet at Philadelphia’s most iconic outdoor skating rink.
Independence is helping to fund free sunscreen dispensers that the City of Philadelphia will place in parks and public areas around the city to help remind residents of the importance of being sun smart.
New WebMD virtual coaching tool encourages healthy lifestyle choicesPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today announces the launch of the WebMD Digital Health Assistant (DHA), a virtual wellness coaching program that helps its members maintain and improve their health through positive lifestyle choices and healthy behavior change. Members can view this new free capability,…
Funding up to $1.1M to the Partnership for Patient Care will help prevent infections, improve carePhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross announced today that it will extend its support for the Partnership for Patient Care, a quality and patient safety collaborative led by southeastern Pennsylvania hospitals, with funding up to $1.1 million through 2013….
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Prior authorizations for medically necessary care waived during stormPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (IBC) has taken extra measures to ensure all of its 2.2 million members in southeastern Pennsylvania have access to information and health care services despite disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy. Through Wednesday, October 31, 2012, the company has: Made Customer Service staff available from 8 a.m….
Announces three year, nearly $2 million focus on improving child wellnessPhiladelphia, PA – The Independence Blue Cross Foundation today announced a significant commitment to improving child wellness in the region with the creation of the groundbreaking IBC Foundation Healthy Futures Initiative. The three-year, nearly $2 million Healthy Futures is a comprehensive, collaborative approach to making a measurable difference in child wellness….
Today’s enrollment event is largest in region; First for a U.S. metropolitan marketPhiladelphia, PA – More than 200 volunteers joined the battle against cancer today when they enrolled in the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) at an event championed by Independence Blue Cross (IBC) at its company headquarters. This event marked the first time a community enrollment activity took place at a company in a major metropolitan market and the largest CPS-3 enrollment event in the region….
Clayton received first Individual WorkReady Spotlight AwardPhiladelphia, PA – John Clayton, workforce development manager for Independence Blue Cross (IBC), received the first Individual WorkReady Spotlight Award on Wednesday in recognition of his significant contributions to WorkReady Philadelphia and his dedication to advancing opportunities for the city’s young people. 2012 marks the first year that individuals and programs were honored through WorkReady Spotlights….
Susan Kozik named Advocate of the YearPhiladelphia, PA – At a luncheon today, the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) will honor Susan Kozik, senior vice president and chief information officer of Independence Blue Cross (IBC), with its 2012 Advocate of the Year Award for her extensive efforts in mentoring and supporting women business owners….
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