Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) is sponsoring the annual IMPACT conference, the oldest and most established venture conference in the Northeast. The event will be held from October 28 – October 29 at the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia. Impact is the premier signature event of PACT (Greater Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies), which serves as a premier resource for emerging growth companies in the information technology,…

DreamIt Ventures, Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine host event showcasing healthtech success

Philadelphia, PA – Some of the most promising startup teams in healthtech will pitch their companies to an audience of several hundred investors, industry leaders and potential customers at DreamIt Health Philadelphia Demo Day (#DreamItHealth) on Thursday, October 30 from 9 a.m….

Kimberly Eberbach addresses positive impact of mindfulness on stress management

Philadelphia, PA – Today, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) vice president of Wellness and Community Health Kimberly Eberbach will speak about the significant relationship between mindfulness — the idea of purposefully and non-judgmentally paying attention to the present moment — and health during a panel discussion at the 11th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women….
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) senior vice president and chief informatics officer Somesh Nigam recently spoke at two health industry conferences about the potential of “big data” and predictive analytics to improve health care. Nigam drives innovation and leads the Independence informatics division, developing business reporting tools and analytics to better serve customers and stakeholders….

Fifth graders from Chester and Philadelphia visit Top Chef Jose Garces’ Luna Farm


The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (The Foundation) announces the Garces Foundation as the newest Foundation Healthy Futures Initiative “Eat Right” partner at an event at The Garces Luna Farm for 50 fifth graders from Drexel Neumann Academy in Chester and LaSalle Academy in Philadelphia….
Philadelphia, PA – This month, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) supported associate volunteer efforts at nine locations during the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey’s annual Days of Caring. Nearly 200 Independence associates participated in a variety of community service projects as part of the United Way’s 365 Days of Caring initiative. On Saturday,…

Anthony Coletta, M.D., shares new approach to solving the Philadelphia health care challenge

Philadelphia, PA – Tandigm Health President and CEO Anthony Coletta, M.D., joined national industry leaders today at MedCity’s third annual CONVERGE Summit, which takes place July 15 and 16, as part of a speaker series on the future of health care innovation….

Independence Blue Cross President and CEO discussed progress made in first open enrollment

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty and other national leaders addressed more than 800 health care leaders, government officials, community organizers, and health care application assistors from 48 states at Enroll America’s first national conference in Washington D.C….

More than 2,000 seniors to compete in sports and games throughout southeastern PA

Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) will once again sponsor the Senior Games, held at various times and locations from May through July in the five-county Philadelphia region. Each year, the Senior Games bring more than 2,000 area adults, ages 50 and older,…
Philadelphia, PA – After severe storms just a few days before, 40,000 runners enjoyed a cool, dry morning yesterday for the start of the 35th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run, the nation’s largest 10-miler, sponsored by Independence Blue Cross (Independence). Mourad Marofit took the men’s division with a time of 47:06:28. Bertukan Feyisa Germame led the women with 55:25:10….