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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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Leading Critical Healthcare Reforms

Posted by Eric Lail and Elizabeth Casey on February 26, 2014

Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies pioneered the concept of health insurance for Americans, and our legacy of leading the way for the industry endures today. From the enactment of Medicare and Medicaid, to the creation of HMOs and PPOs,...

PCMH, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes

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The Power of Blue: Investing in America’s Health for America’s Future

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on February 20, 2014

Think for a moment about all the factors that play a part in maintaining your health and wellness. Genetics, environment, the care you receive and the food you eat are just a few of the pieces that make up the puzzle to keeping you...

Safety, Healthcare Transformation, Quality Care, Health, Access, The Power of Blue

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