Tuesday, April 17, 2018
 
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
 
 
Executive Index
by Company
Mr. Michael Tipton
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
President of the Blue Cross Foundation
Mr. Andrew Dreyfus
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Michael McGuire
CVS Health
Senior Director, Investor Relations
Mr. Kevin Hourican
CVS Health
President of CVS Pharmacy
Mr. Jon Roberts
CVS Health
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Marc Bennett
HealthInsight
President and CEO
Matt Handley MD
Kaiser Permanente (Group Health Cooperative)
Medical Director, Quality and Informatics
Hugh Straley MD
Kaiser Permanente (Group Health Cooperative)
Medical Director, Group Health Permanente
Prem Reddy MD, FACC, FCCP
Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS)
Chairman, President and CEO
Mr. Will Conaway
Prime Healthcare Services, Inc. (PHS)
Chief Information Officer
 
Company News Headlines
     
HIP News and Announcements      
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois Launches Digital Magazine Focused on Making the Health Care System Work Better
BCBSIL understands that the health care system is complex, and it isn’t working well enough for some of us. With Making the Health Care System Work, BCBSIL will share its insider’s view of how health insurers, doctors, hospitals and employers can work together to provide access to affordable, high-quality care and help people live healthy, productive lives.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, EBR Parish Schools Join First-of-its-Kind Prescription Drug Safety Network
“The national opioid epidemic is an acute public health issue in Louisiana, and we are doing our part to help all state residents lower their risks. With this program, we have an opportunity to raise awareness with students that prescription drugs, when not used properly, are as dangerous as street drugs. And, we’re hoping there will be a positive ripple effect, as these students share what they learn with their families and can help others stay safe," said Mr. Michael Tipton , head of Community Relations for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

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BCBSMA: Drug Story Theater Expands Innovative Addiction Prevention Program For Students To More Than 60 Cities And Towns Across Massachusetts
"That's a powerful reminder that we still have a great deal of work to do to counter the rise in opioid use and related deaths. Nearly 90 percent of survey respondents supported adding education about opioid and prescription painkiller addiction to school curriculums. We believe the DST peer education model is an effective way to educate young people and stem the tide of addiction and we're thrilled to help bring the program to thousands more students across the Commonwealth," said Mr. Andrew Dreyfus , president and CEO of BCBSMA

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation: Why Early Education?
We believe early childhood education is one of the best investments we can make. When we support young children in those first few years of life, we see incredible returns on our investment and a higher likelihood of lifelong health.

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico Launches Making the Health Care System Work
Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico understands that the health care system is complex, and it isn’t working well enough for some of us. With Making the Health Care System Work, BCBSNM aims to share its unique insider’s view of how health insurers, doctors, hospitals, employers and governments depend on one another to provide access to affordable, high-quality care and help people live healthy, productive lives.

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Kaiser Permanente: Planning for Life’s ‘What Ifs’
Dr. Matt Handley MD , is senior associate medical director for Quality and Safety at the Washington Permanente Medical Group, which provides exclusive care to Kaiser Permanente patients in Washington state. He leads Kaiser Permanente’s Life Care Planning program, which supports adults of all ages in making advance plans so their health care wishes are documented and can be honored if there comes a time they are unable to speak for themselves. He explores the topic in this column.

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
 
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions

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HealthInsight and Qualis Health Announce Formal Merger Agreement
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HIP HR-Jobs-Promotions    back to index
CVS Health Appoints Kevin Hourican as President of CVS Pharmacy
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Proven Health Care Leader Joins Prime Healthcare as Chief Information Officer
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