Widener University's Leadership Center for Nursing Education Research completed an evaluation of the Foundation's Nursing Internship Program to evaluate its model, impact, and potential to scale and replicate it. In addition to being a transformative experience for undergraduate nursing students, the internship provides enriching leadership-building experiences that are unique compared to those provided in the academic setting. For more findings, read the executive summary and full report.
The Blue Safety Net County Snapshot is the first in a series of briefs designed to spark conversation about the network of health centers in the southeastern Pennsylvania region. This data brief details the community impact of Blue Safety Net-supported health centers in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.
The Journal of Change was created as an in-depth exploration of the rapidly shifting health care landscape and a showcase for new ideas and initiatives that will affect the way we live. Our intent is for this publication to provide a better understanding of the future of health care and of how we can channel the positive effects of these changes into healthier lives.
We are proud to present the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s community report.
The IBC Foundation commissioned a report to better understand the impact of its Blue Safety Net program and begin to address the needs of these community health centers following implementation of the Affordable Care Act. A full report and executive summary are available.
Our Healthy Futures initiative was a three-year program designed to improve childhood health and wellness. Over the course of the initiative, we worked with our partners to develop a variety of tips, tools, and resources to make it easy for families to eat right, get fit, and stay well.
This brief examines access to care issues among uninsured adults in southeastern Pennsylvania and highlights the efforts of the IBC Foundation in helping to meet the primary and preventive healthcare needs of the uninsured across the region.