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….

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….

Hosted by the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation

Philadelphia, PA   What: The Global Service Jam is coming to Philadelphia! Hosted at the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation and co-sponsored by Philadelphia University’s Strategic Design MBA, this weekend-long creative design activity will help establish innovators in the community. Jammers in Philadelphia will join fellow jammers around the globe to learn,…

200 participants compete in marathon coding session to solve national and local data challenges

Philadelphia, PA Independence Blue Cross (Independence) will sponsor Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics’ third Philly Codefest, a two-day marathon coding competition that brings together innovative thinkers and programmers from across the nation to transform data into real-world solutions….
Philadelphia, PA – Dr. I. Steven Udvarhelyi, chief strategy officer and executive vice president of Health Services at Independence Blue Cross (Independence), spoke today at the 21st annual Wharton Health Care Business Conference, a leading health care business forum for industry professionals, academics, and students hosted at the Union League in Philadelphia. Dr. Udvarhelyi oversees the Independence Blue Cross Center for Health Care Innovation,…

“Inventing the Future of Health” sponsored by Independence and the BlueCross BlueShield Association

Philadelphia, PA – Yesterday, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty addressed “Big Data” and advanced technology in health care at The Atlantic “Inventing the Future of Health” townhall sponsored by Independence and the BlueCross BlueShield Association. The event,…
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) Vice President of Corporate Development and Innovation Terry Booker spoke today at the opening session for the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) 2014 Operations and Technology Forum. The conference is one of the health insurance industry’s leading conferences, attracting a wide variety of experts from top companies across the county….

Local and web-based events planned

Philadelphia, PA – At Independence Blue Cross, we know that education and engagement around the Affordable Care Act is essential. That’s why we are meeting consumers where they live, work, and play to ensure that everyone knows how they can obtain the safety and security of health insurance. What: The Independence Express,…
Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence), the region’s leading health insurance organization, announces that the company’s mobile platform, IBX WireTM, won the New Media category of the Philadelphia Business Journal’s Innovation Awards. IBX Wire provides members with a private, personalized, HIPAA-compliant way for members and Independence to communicate. The Innovation Awards recognize annual leaders in the health care and life sciences industries in nine categories,…