Thursday, 24 May 2018
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and Independence Blue Cross support opioid prevention and treatment efforts
Friday, 06 April 2018
Efforts include policy that recommends not prescribing opioids as first or second line of pain therapy, and limiting initial opioid scripts to five daysThe Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) National Council of Physician and Pharmacist Executives announced today that it has adopted a professional standard that opioids should not be prescribed as first or second lines of pain therapy in most clinical situations....
Independence joins Santa in delivering holiday gifts to students at the Isaac A. Sheppard School in Philadelphia
Friday, 22 December 2017
Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
As the region’s largest health insurer, Independence Blue Cross (Independence) has an unwavering commitment to serve and inspire our members and our communities and to advocate for their well-being. We take substance abuse very seriously and have many initiatives and programs to help prevent substance use disorder. Independence already restricts the quantity of opioids a physician can prescribe....
Monday, 26 June 2017
More than twenty college students learned Hands-only CPR as part of their summer internship at Independence Blue Cross. The training introduced the students to the CPR Ready campaign, which Independence and many of the region’s top health institutions and public services support. Penn Medicine’s Mobile CPR Project, which travels throughout the region providing free CPR education and training,...
Friday, 23 June 2017
Eight promising early-stage health companies will present their business cases to a group of more than 120 potential customers, investors, business partners, and others at the fifth Dreamit Health Demo Day. Sponsored by Dreamit, Independence Blue Cross, (Independence) and Penn Medicine, Dreamit Health is a business accelerator program now in its fifth year that provides funds and mentoring to attract the best and brightest minds to our region to implement big ideas that solve critical health issues....
Friday, 12 May 2017
Thursday, 04 May 2017
Wednesday, 26 April 2017