Daniel J. Hilferty shares insight on organization’s Human-Centered InnovationSM

Philadelphia, 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….

With Penn Medicine, Independence aims to help chronically ill patients

Philadelphia, PA – The Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Center for Health Care Innovation announced today that it will collaborate with TowerView Health (TowerView) and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine) on a pilot program to help chronically ill people who have multiple prescriptions make sure they take the right medication at the right time each day….
Neighborhoods across the city to benefit from new low-cost transportation and recreation option “It is rare that a City opens a new mass transportation system. The launch of Indego bike share means it is more affordable and convenient to get around, stay healthy and experience our wonderful City,” said Mayor Nutter. “I am proud that Philadelphia is the first large city with a bike share system in North America to offer: a 30-day membership that will renew automatically and can be cancelled at any time;…
WHAT: In honor of National Volunteer Week, members of Independence Blue Cross’s (Independence) executive leadership team will be reading to first grade students from the Isaac Sheppard Elementary School — a 98 percent poverty-level school in Philadelphia that the company has been a corporate sponsor of for more than 20 years. At the event, members of the executive leadership team will read “Oh the places you’ll go” by Dr….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) proudly announces its sponsorship of the Healthy Kids Running Series (HKRS) in Wayne, PA. The five week running program takes place in over 75 locations across the country and is designed to combat the increasing rates of child obesity in America and motivate kids from Pre-K to 8th grade to be healthy and active….

Nation’s only exchange in major metro area built on collaboration between insurers and hospitals

Philadelphia, PA – This week, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) and HealthShare Exchange of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (HSX) will announce the preliminary results of the region’s unique health information exchange at the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition held April 12 to 16 in Chicago….

CareCam’s mobile technology available for free to Independence Members

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, announced today that it has begun offering CareCam Health Systems’ (CareCam) chronic condition self-management app to help patients better proactively manage their health. Independence is offering CareCam’s easy-to-use mobile phone and tablet app at no cost to adult members with diabetes or asthma….

Strong growth in revenue and membership contribute to continued solid financial performance

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Health Group (IHG), the parent company of Independence Blue Cross, reported solid financial performance in 2014 with total revenue of $13.2 billion and net income of $69.2 million, or 0.5 percent of total revenue. IHG experienced significant membership gains and increased revenue by nearly 20 percent….