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Dan Hilferty talks inspiration, leadership and health care innovation in Growing Greater Philadelphia podcast
Friday, 11 January 2019
Independence Blue Cross Makes Contributions to The Jerry Segal Classic that will help Magee Rehabilitation Hospital acquire bionic suits to benefit patients with stroke and spinal cord injuries
Thursday, 06 December 2018
Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Insurer recognized for Excellence in DiversityOn November 15, Independence Blue Cross won the Excellence Award for Diversity at the HR Department of the Year Awards. Judged and selected by a panel comprised of some of the Philadelphia region’s most prominent companies and universities, the HR Department of the Year Awards recognize companies of all sizes across multiple categories....
Preventable Hospital Readmissions Cut by More Than 25 Percent Under Innovative Contract Between University of Pennsylvania Health System and Independence Blue Cross
Friday, 16 November 2018
A year into new collaboration, Penn Medicine and Independence announce unprecedented resultsPHILADELPHIA, PA — After the first year of an innovative, five-year contract between the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) and Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the health system is reporting a more than 25 percent cut in hospital readmissions – the largest readmission reduction in both organizations’ history....
Independence Blue Cross and Tower Health to jointly explore new programs that drive access to higher quality, more affordable care
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Friday, 23 February 2018
Daniel J. Hilferty, president and CEO of IHG, on Gov. Wolf’s declaration of opioid crisis as statewide disaster emergency
Friday, 12 January 2018
Philadelphia, PA — Statement from Daniel J. Hilferty, president and CEO of Independence Health Group, on Gov. Tom Wolf declaring Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid addiction crisis a statewide disaster emergency. “Opioid abuse is the worst drug crisis in American history and the tragic epidemic is only growing in our region. Each day, thousands of people begin to misuse prescription opioids and many of them will join the millions of Americans already suffering from addiction....
Tuesday, 28 November 2017
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Independence saw a nearly 10 percent reduction in antibiotic prescribing from 2010-2016More than half of all antibiotics are unnecessary or prescribed for the wrong reason, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. In fact, most common infections are viral in nature and do not require antibiotics at all. In recognition of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, November 13 to 19,...
Independence Blue Cross conference convenes industry and community leaders to explore purposeful partnerships
Thursday, 09 November 2017