Alaska challenges require Alaska solutions.
A successful year for Premera Blue Cross employee giving campaign! Over $675,000 raised for nonprofit partners who are addressing poverty in our community.
Premera awards $1 Million investment in Covenant House Alaska to support their mission to eradicate youth homelessness. Read more:
Premera's Pride is Growing!
Premera's Chief Information Officer Mark Gregory takes a ride with Microsoft's Brad Anderson. Get a front-seat view of their conversation about leveraging data to solve the four basic problems of healthcare. (Don't forget to check out Episode 2!)
It is Mental Health Awareness Month and Dr. Mia Wise, a medical director at Premera Blue Cross, shares a few tips when facing anxiety and depression. Learn more at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQWZz
This is a story about one of our employees and his passion for helping others find support to overcome the stigma of addiction. Read more and watch the full video at http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQzST.
"I was impressed by Premera's presentation to my class and each woman's personal story of getting into tech. It illustrated Premera's supportive environment, and interest in developing the careers of software engineers," said Julia Meier, our first intern from Ada Developers Academy.
Everett’s Cocoon House is receiving a $1.6 million Premera Social Impact grant for the final piece of funding for its Colby Avenue Youth Center in Everett.
“We see homelessness as a health care issue,” said Steve Kipp, our vice president of Corporate Communications. “If you can get people off the street, you’re increasing their life expectancy dramatically."
This is part of a larger investment of $250 million over the next five years to stabilize individual health insurance markets, improve coverage in rural areas and support efforts to address a wide variety of behavioral health issues.
“You have a health care system that has grown up over time that is very slow moving, its very driven by inertia and it’s not always truly focused on that customer,” said Nathan Johnson, Premera’s vice president of Strategic Development. “Therein lies the opportunity for Premera.”