Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Study Finds Millennials are Less Healthy than Generation X Were at the Same Age
Wednesday, 24 April 2019
Philadelphia millennials are somewhat less healthy than the national average, primarily due to behavioral health conditions like depression, anxiety, and substance use disorderPhiladelphia – April 24, 2019 – Millennials in the Philadelphia region are somewhat less healthy than the national average, based on a new Health of America study using the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health IndexSM (BCBS Health Index). ...
Independence supports efforts to increase colorectal cancer screening rates in Philadelphia, which are among the nation’s lowest
Thursday, 04 April 2019
Quil, the joint venture between Independence Health Group and Comcast, names Carina Edwards Chief Executive Officer
Wednesday, 03 April 2019
New digital health company expects to launch first pilot programs this yearPhiladelphia, PA — Quil, the healthcare joint venture from Independence Health Group (Independence) and Comcast, today announced the appointment of Carina Edwards as CEO. Edwards will lead the new digital health company’s efforts to provide patients and their caregivers personalized content and information related to specific healthcare journeys....
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Health of America Report shows a 33 percent increase in ADHD diagnoses among children in the Philadelphia region
Thursday, 28 March 2019
BCBSA Health of America report shows 44% rise in knee and hip replacements as Generation X opts for earlier planned surgeries
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Dan Hilferty talks inspiration, leadership and health care innovation in Growing Greater Philadelphia podcast
Friday, 11 January 2019
Independence and Comcast discuss the power of collaboration at AHIP Consumer Experience & Digital Health Forum
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Independence Blue Cross reports more members using generics compared with the national average for Blue Cross Blue Shield membership
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Spending increases for brand drugs at Independence are lower than national averageAt more than $100 billion, prescription drugs represent more than 20 percent of overall health care spending for Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) commercially insured members. Prescription drug spending among branded specialty and patent-protected drugs continues to outpace generic drugs by $79.5 billion,...
Friday, 02 November 2018
Independence Chief Medical Officer Dr. Richard Snyder participates in state press conference about opioid prescription processes
Monday, 15 October 2018