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Not Just a Man’s Problem: The Deadly Cost of Underestimating Women’s Heart Disease

Posted by By Trent Haywood, M.D., J.D., Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on September 30, 2015

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States, killing nearly 300,000 women a year—that’s 1 in every 4 female deaths....

The Health of America Report, Data, Healthcare


From Big Data to Big Decisions: Introducing BCBS Axis

Posted by Doug Porter, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on September 24, 2015

For thousands of years, humans have used “big data” to make big decisions. In 4000 BC, the Babylonians conducted the

Healthcare Tools, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Coordinated Care, Data


A History of Providing Secure and Stable Coverage for America’s Workers

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on September 3, 2015

At its most humble beginnings in the early 1900s, the idea that evolved to become the Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance system...

BCBS History, Innovation, NLO, Access


Take As Directed

Posted by Emily Vachon on August 19, 2015

You forgot to set your alarm last night, and you wake up frantically ten minutes before you need to leave for work. You scramble to get dressed and run out the door. When you finally get to your desk, you realize you forgot to take your...

Safety, Excellus BlueCross BlueShield, Quality Outcomes, The Power of Blue


Welcome Home of Chattanooga

Posted by Emily Vachon on August 13, 2015

Imagine if every day was a battle just to obtain basic needs like food, water and shelter. With a daily struggle to survive, you wouldn’t think much about the future or who will care for you when you are elderly or dying....

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, The Power of Blue


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