Geriatrician Heidi J. Syropoulos, M.D., joins Independence as Medical Director of Government Markets
Thursday, 31 March 2016
New role will support growing needs of the aging population in southeastern PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia – The 65-and-older population in the United States grew from 44.7 million in 2013 to 46.2 million in 2014. Projections show that this number will increase to almost 90 million by 2060. Independence Blue Cross (Independence) recognizes that this number will continue to grow and that the country’s shortage of geriatric specialists will persist….
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Independence Blue Cross CEO Daniel Hilferty announces Anthony Coletta, M.D., MBA to lead the company’s new Facilitated Health Networks’ business areas as President and EVP
Tuesday, 02 February 2016
Accomplished health care innovator and surgeon will lead efforts to accelerate and expand patient-centered care to improve quality and lower costsPhiladelphia – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) today announced that effective February 1, Anthony Coletta, M.D., MBA became president of Independence’s Facilitated Health Networks and executive vice president of Independence. This new position leading Facilitated Health Networks demonstrates Independence’s commitment to drive improvements in healthcare quality and costs for its members across southeastern Pennsylvania….
Monday, 01 February 2016
At Independence Blue Cross, our first priority is the well-being of our members and our community. That’s why — like many organizations worldwide — we are closely monitoring the Zika virus cases being reported in multiple countries, including the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend that people traveling to Mexico, the Pacific Islands,…
Independence Blue Cross becomes first major insurer to cover Next-Generation Whole Genome Sequencing for a variety of Cancers
Monday, 11 January 2016
Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Drone-based solutions, wearables, and reducing readmissions focus of Health Hack (#healthhackPHL)Philadelphia, PA – Philadelphia’s leading health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and one of the largest health care systems, Jefferson (through its Innovation Pillar), will host a free Health Hack (#healthhackPHL) Nov. 13-15,designed to help reinvent health care access and delivery by creating innovative solutions to the biggest challenges in the industry today….
Wednesday, 28 October 2015
Event (#healthhackPHL), offers forum for innovators to collaborate and bring ideas to life
What:Philadelphia’s largest insurer, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and one of the largest health care systems, Jefferson (through its Innovation Pillar), will be hosting a free, three-day Health Hack that brings together health care professionals, designers, programmers, nurses, engineers,…
Monday, 26 October 2015
Dreamit and partners Independence Blue Cross and Penn Medicine driving innovation in digital healthPhiladelphia, PA – Leading global start up accelerator Dreamit today hosts its 10th Demo Day in Philadelphia, where eight up and coming start ups will take the stage and present their businesses to health care industry leaders and investors. The event marks the culmination of the 2015 Dreamit Health Philadelphia program,…
Thursday, 01 October 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Today the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officially implemented the 10th revision of the International Classifications of Disease (ICD), known as ICD-10, a new, more detailed disease coding system used to identify patient health conditions. As the nation transitions to the new coding system — which was put in place to capture more modern medical advancements,…
Thursday, 01 October 2015
Plans include lower maximum out-of-pocket costs, new low to zero premium optionPhiladelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania, today announced that for 2016 it will continue to offer a number of high-quality, affordable Medicare Advantage plans that include enriched benefits like lower maximum out-of-pocket costs and extra routine chiropractic and podiatry visits….
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