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Independence and The Philadelphia Tribune continue their efforts to inspire through Our Community. Our Health. campaign

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Raising health awareness in African American communities For over a decade, Philadelpha has been at the last of Pennsylvania’s county health rankings. That puts us at #67 out of 67…
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Independence Senior Medical Director featured in PA House Mental Health Caucus roundtable

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Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Senior Medical Director of Behavioral Health Ryan Connolly, M.D., was recently featured in a Mental Health Caucus roundtable hosted by the Pennsylvania House and chaired by…
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Independence Health Group President and CEO Gregory E. Deavens appointed to Pennsylvania Governor-elect Transition Team

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Independence Health Group (Independence) President and CEO Gregory E. Deavens was appointed to the Transition Leadership Board by Pennsylvania Governor-elect Josh Shapiro and Lieutenant Governor-elect Austin Davis. The Board was…

Independence Blue Cross promotes two leaders to senior vice president

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Independence Blue Cross (Independence) announced the promotions of Sushma Akunuru to Senior Vice President of Business Technology Services and Kortney Cruz to Senior Vice President of Government Markets. “We are…
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Independence CEO Greg Deavens writes guest column for The Philadelphia Tribune on health equity

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This guest column by Greg Deavens, Independence Blue Cross president and CEO, originally appeared in The Philadelphia Tribune with the title, "Addressing health equity at the point of care," on…
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Philadelphia civic and business leaders form Coalition to Save Lives, reduce gun violence in Philadelphia

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Independence Blue Cross joins more than 70 organizations who have committed to collaborating with the Coalition to employ evidence-based strategy to reduce gun deaths In response to Philadelphia’s gun crisis,…

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