Friday, 31 March 2017
Independence Health Group, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. have given a $150,000 seed investment to VitalTrax. This is the group’s first investment from their $6 million digital health funding initiative announced in December 2016. Founded in 2016 by serial entrepreneur, Zikria Syed, VitalTrax provides cloud-based software for patients to search for clinical trials,...
Monday, 27 February 2017
Philadelphia, PA — February 27, 2017 — Today health insurance executives met with President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to discuss health care reform. Below is a statement from Independence Blue Cross President and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty on the meeting: “We had an engaging and very productive conversation with President Trump,...
Monday, 06 February 2017
Friday, 03 February 2017
Independence teams up with Santa to bring holiday cheer to students at Isaac A. Sheppard Elementary School
Thursday, 22 December 2016
Wednesday, 02 November 2016
Patient Engagement, Connected Health, and Virtual/Augmented Reality Focus of Second Annual Health Hack (#healthhackPHL)Philadelphia – November 2, 2016 – Philadelphia’s leading health insurance organization, Independence Blue Cross (Independence), and the Innovation Pillar at Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Health, one of the largest health care systems, will host a free Health Hack (#healthhackPHL) Nov. 4-6, designed to help reinvent health care access and delivery by creating innovative solutions to the biggest challenges in the industry today....
Independence Blue Cross hosts forum with American Cancer Society on Immunotherapy research advancements
Tuesday, 01 November 2016
Independence Blue Cross (Independence) hosted The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s forum today to discuss and highlight advancements in cancer research through immunotherapy. The event focused on the progress researchers are making in immunotherapy, which is treatment that uses the body’s own immune system to help fight cancer. The discussion also included the important role that federal funding has in fueling cancer research....
Friday, 28 October 2016
AmTrust to acquire AmeriHealth Casualty; IHG retains TPA businessPhiladelphia – October 28, 2016 – Independence Health Group (IHG) today announced that the company has signed a stock purchase agreement to sell AmeriHealth Casualty Insurance Company (AmeriHealth Casualty) to AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AmTrust). AmeriHealth Casualty, a subsidiary of IHG, offers workers’ compensation insurance coverage to employers in the Mid-Atlantic region....
Friday, 21 October 2016
Monday, 10 October 2016