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Daniel J. Hilferty
Daniel J. Hilferty is president and CEO, Independence Blue Cross.
How Independence Health Group diversifies its workforce
The president and chief executive officer describes the various initiatives the organization is taking, and how they are resulting in big payoffs.
Independence Blue Cross president: Why we cover whole genome sequencing
After carefully considering its promise and consulting with experts, Independence Blue Cross this year became the first major insurer to provide coverage for certain members who are seeking access to whole genome sequencing.
‘Human-centered’ approach to healthcare innovation
Making the healthcare experience more convenient, effective, and less expensive.
Signal through the noise
Independence Blue Cross and other Blue providers have partnered together to purchase a real-time secure communication network for physicians and hospitals to be on the leading edge of big data.
Entrepreneurs apply ideas to advance healthcare opportunities
Start ups receive mentoring and investment to bring innovative ideas to healthcare
Medicaid and managed care must restructure for the future
A landmark event in our country's history was the passage of the Social Security Amendments of 1965. These amendments, intended to provide health insurance coverage for the elderly and disabled, were expanded to establish the Medicaid program for families on public assistance and who have children with disabilities.