Expanding Population Health, One Borough at a Time
EmblemHealth and AdvantageCare Physicians’ new state-of-the-art health hub in Brooklyn offers primary and specialty care, with free wellness programs and other social support services for neighborhood residents.
Karen Ignagni: Decoding the Health Care Debate
As all of us at EmblemHealth listen to candidates debate health care, we do it from the perspective of our work bringing working families, employers, and beneficiaries of public programs access to affordable health care every day. This mission is crucial for the many members we serve throughout the tristate area. Over the next 15...
Investing in City Workers’ Wellness: EmblemHealth’s New HMO Preferred Plan
For millions of employees and workers who serve our communities, neighborhoods and city on a daily basis, wellness and health benefits have never been more important. Today, wellness programs are a core element of EmblemHealth’s approach to building healthier communities. Wellness programs empower employees to take control over their physical and mental health, improving their...
Karen Ignagni: Health Care for All of Us
By Karen Ignagni, President and CEO
This fall, as New Yorkers ride the subway to work, tune in to their favorite news program, stop by their local bodega, or log on to Facebook, they will see EmblemHealth’s messaging around our values and belief that all New Yorkers deserve health coverage, and how we are helping to make that happen.
2017 Cities Thrive Conference: Supporting Innovative Mental Health Services
On December 4, EmblemHealth was proud to participate in the 2017 Cities Thrive Conference to share innovative practices and support mental health as a top priority in our city.
Making an Impact for Women and Girls in New York
On August 2, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo launched the State’s first-ever Council on Women and Girls to recognize and advance women’s rights across New York State. In celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage in New York State, the New York State Council on Women and Girls will work to affect statewide policies and...
Health Care Access and Affordability: Karen Ignagni at Fordham University
On Wednesday, March 29, EmblemHealth President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Ignagni joined Fordham University faculty and students for “Healthcare Access and Affordability: Challenges for the Insurance Industry", a discussion organized by the Global Healthcare Innovation Management Center (GHIMC) at the Gabelli School of Business.
Karen Ignagni: New Findings Emphasize the Need to Address High Drug Costs
As the incoming Trump Administration and members of Congress are considering wholesale changes to the health care system, the coming weeks and months will involve discussions around how to ensure Americans that they will have health care coverage at a cost they can afford. This challenge is reinforced by a new federal government report demonstrating...
ACPNY Appoints Navarra Rodriguez, M.D. as New President and CMO
AdvantageCare Physicians (ACPNY) — one of the largest multispecialty practices in the New York metropolitan area, and partner of EmblemHealth — announced that Navarra Rodriguez, M.D. is its new President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at ACPNY and Officer of EmblemHealth. As President and CMO of ACPNY, Dr. Rodriguez will oversee all medical leadership and...
Innovation & The Internet of Health Care: Karen Ignagni at SVB HealthTech
On September 8, Karen Ignagni, President & CEO, EmblemHealth, joined Vivek Garipalli, CEO, Clover Health, in a fireside chat at the Silicon Valley Bank’s (SVB) HealthTech conference in New York, moderated by Bloomberg News’ Sasha Damouni Ellis. Featuring speakers from Cleveland Clinic, ZocDoc and Johnson & Johnson, SVB HealthTech examined how rapidly-changing technologies — including...
Expanding Access to Health Care for City of New York Workers
By Karen Ignagni, President and Chief Executive Officer, EmblemHealth and Russell C. Petrella, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, AdvantageCare Physicians
AHIP’s Health Insurance Exchanges Forum: Lessons From Year Three
Jay Sheehy, Senior Vice President, Product Innovation at EmblemHealth, participated in a panel discussion on consumer engagement at America’s Health Insurance Plans’ (AHIP) Health Insurance Exchanges Forum in Washington, DC. Sheehy, who leads the development of new customer solutions for the New York and tristate marketplace, spoke alongside Florida...
A Health Care Transformation
In the March 7, 2016, City & State issue — Health Care and Hospitals — Karen Ignagni EmblemHealth President and CEO shared an op-ed piece on value-based payments and how the transformative reform policy is revolutionizing the health care system...
Karen Ignagni on Health Care Reform
Karen Ignagni, EmblemHealth President and CEO, kicked off the University of Rochester, Simon School of Business’ “Succeeding in the New Health Care Economy” series on February 11, 2016, with an in-depth conversation about the future of health care reform and its impact industrywide...
Health Care 2021: A Vision for New York
EmblemHealth President and CEO Karen Ignagni joined fellow health care leaders in panel discussion on how health plans and providers are leading reform and adapting to changes in the health care system. Co-sponsored by United Hospital Fund and the New York State Health Foundation, “Health Care 2021: A Vision for New York” featured a keynote lecture by...
A Mission to Prevent Diabetes
By Patricia Kidd, Diabetes Prevention Specialist, EmblemHealth