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BCBS Companies Spur Innovation in Care Quality

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on August 26, 2014

Imagine if your pill bottle played music to remind you it’s time for a dose, or that all hospital-acquired infections were eradicated. What if there was a machine-learning algorithm that could spot cases of undiagnosed...

Independence Blue Cross, Safety, BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Quality Care, Quality Outcomes

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Helping Senior Citizens Manage Medication Safely

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 30, 2014

Medication is a powerful companion in our quest to lead healthy lives. It helps us fight and prevent disease, alleviates pain and swelling, lowers fevers and helps millions of people feel better and stay well every day.

Medication is a...

Safety, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Quality Care, The Power of Blue, Healthcare

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Improving Outcomes for Children with Asthma through Community-Based Programs

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 10, 2014

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 36,000 kids miss school and 27,000 adults miss work due to asthma every day. That’s a sizable...

BCBS IL, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma, Quality Care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico, Quality Outcomes, BCBS TX, The Power of Blue

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Creating Access to Care for Women and Girls, from Wyoming to Detroit

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on May 8, 2014

When it comes to healthcare, women require a unique set of services. Women’s health needs vary widely from that of their male counterparts, and the difference goes beyond pregnancy and childbirth. Many women might...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wyoming, Affordable Care, Quality Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Health, Access, The Power of Blue

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Fostering the Next Generation of Nurses

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on May 6, 2014

Think about the times you’ve received medical care. Who do you picture administering your vaccinations, taking your temperature or affixing the bandage?

In most cases, the answer is probably a nurse. Nurses are the...

Quality Care, Florida Blue, The Power of Blue

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