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2011-08-10 07:15:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (IBC) presents "Yoga and Nutrition in the Garden," a FREE healthy eating and yoga foundations class for the public that offers a break from the ordinary day - in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's (PHS) Pops Up Garden at 20th and Market Streets. Sessions will be offered on three consecutive Mondays: August 15, 22, and 29 over lunchtime. Members of the public are invited to enjoy the peaceful environment of the Pops...

2011-08-09 11:18:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the nation's largest not-for-profit Blue health insurers, Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), announced this morning that they will be partnering to expand services to Medicaid beneficiaries nationally through the AmeriHealth Mercy Family of Companies, a top-tier, best-in-class Medicaid managed care organization headquartered in Philadelphia. (Photo:...

2011-08-04 13:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Independence Blue Cross (IBC) today celebrates the next generation of nurses with a recognition event honoring 20 student nurse interns who participated in IBC's Nurse Internship Program this summer. Now in its seventh year, the program offers two nontraditional opportunities to undergraduate nursing students: a behind-the-scenes look at the managed health care industry through hands-on experience at IBC and first-hand clinical experience at...

Word of the Day
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.