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Baltimore Business Journal: Former CareFirst CEO Jews Joins Md. Health IT Firm As Advisor

July 30, 2010

William L. Jews, the former CEO of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, is back in the local health care industry — but only as an advisor for now.   Jews, who stepped down as CareFirst’s chief in 2006, recently ...more

Former CareFirst BlueShield CEO William Jews to Join Board of Healthcare Interactive

July 23, 2010

Columbia, MD (July 23) -- William Jews, former President and CEO of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and current Chairman of the Board of Ryland Homes, Inc. and on the KCI Technologies board, has just joined Healthcare Interactiv...more

Live Online Chat Offered by Health Plan Generates Good Response

July 21, 2010

The first real-time “live chat” offered by an insurer via the Internet generated positive responses from its members and providers. UPMC Health Plan members and providers who use the new “networking” ...more

Tech Firm, Local Government Partner to Help Uninsure

July 21, 2010

Columbia, MD--Howard County, Maryland, has enlisted local technology firm Healthcare Interactive to help manage its Healthy Howard program for uninsured residents. "We're thrilled to count Healthcare Interactive among our pa...more

Americans Slow to Embrace E-Medical Records

July 20, 2010

Less than 10 percent of Americans now utilize electronic medical records or e-mail to interact with their doctor, according to an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive/Health DayIn spite of recent stimulus legislat...more