Independence Blue Cross President & CEO Daniel Hilferty announces new Foundation partnership to examine “warm-handoff” protocols and effectiveness Philadelphia, PA — May 23, 2017 — The Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) today hosted a forum on the state’s opioid epidemic that brought together Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and regional health care leaders to raise awareness about this public health issue and address the growing problem….
On May 15, Independence Blue Cross president and CEO Daniel J. Hilferty hosted more than 200 Independence Blue Cross Foundation supporters at the 26th annual Golf Classic. The sell-out event at the Philadelphia Country Club is the singular fund raising activity for the Foundation, raising more than $100,000 to support the Foundation’s mission.    …
Philadelphia homeless youths
If you live, work, or visit Philadelphia you are probably accustomed to seeing homeless people on the streets. It’s a sad reality of city life. Even more unfortunate is the growing number of homeless youth among those living on the streets. A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development survey in January found nearly 560 homeless youths living in emergency and transitional housing in Philadelphia….
National Nurses Week
“Bound by paperwork, short on hands, sleep, and energy…nurses are rarely short on caring.” — Sharon Hudacek, EdD, RN, ACNS-BC Nurses are arguably the hardest working individuals, coordinating and providing patient care in fast-paced shifts that often exceed twelve hours and don’t provide much down time. Yet their innate sense of compassion allows them to put aside their needs to ensure that patient care comes first….
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