You are here:--January

Meet the Bluejays with Cale Ferrin: CU’s #1 fan

Creighton University men’s basketball fans, get excited! Cale Ferrin is back. We’re excited to sponsor another season of “Meet the Bluejays.” Cale, a fifth grader, was born with a rare blood disorder known as Fanconi anemia. He is the only child in Nebraska affected with the disease, according to the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund. The

By |2018-01-29T14:23:27+00:00January 29th, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Meet the Bluejays with Cale Ferrin: CU’s #1 fan

Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members are doing a good job keeping their children’s vaccinations current.  Eighty-five percent received the seven required shots during the first three years of life.  That compares to 80 percent nationwide. The findings come from the latest Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Health of America study on

By |2018-01-19T13:42:00+00:00January 19th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Nebraska doing good job with childhood vaccinations but must remain vigilant

Grandfield selected as next President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) board of directors announced today that Steven H. Grandfield will replace Steven S. Martin as the company’s president and chief executive officer in late March of this year. Martin will be retiring at the end of 2018 after a 16-year tenure leading the company. Grandfield currently serves

By |2018-02-13T10:01:53+00:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: News Releases|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Grandfield selected as next President and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska

Take time to be kind

With the holiday season behind us, it’s a good time for reflection. Take a step back and think for just a few minutes about what matters most.  Carve out some time in your busy, hectic schedule for five minutes.  Just five. Ask yourself, what could I do that might be helpful to another person, my

By |2018-01-08T16:09:37+00:00January 8th, 2018|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Take time to be kind

Salvation Army program brings joy to Omaha families at Christmastime

The Salvation Army receives hundreds of applications for its Adopt-A-Family program each year. The families who qualify are facing significant hardships and are unable to afford a Christmas dinner, new toys and warm clothes for their children. Some are low income single parent families, some are large families where a parent has been laid off

By |2018-01-03T16:35:37+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Salvation Army program brings joy to Omaha families at Christmastime