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About Ella Geraghty

Ella is a communications intern in the Marketing and Communications department at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska. In her role, she assists in the writing process across a variety of platforms.

Wise & Well: Steve Konnath practices personal forgiveness

After wellness took a backseat for Steve Konnath,  he found himself starting a new wellness journey with his wife Jane after her breast cancer diagnosis in 2012. “The type of cancer that she had was called HER2 Positive, and it's one that is fairly aggressive and it's hormone driven,” says Konnath, Blue Cross and Blue

By |2022-11-30T08:59:20-06:00November 30th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Steve Konnath practices personal forgiveness

BCBSNE supports Angel Guardians Inc. through donation

Angel Guardians Inc. (AGI), a nonprofit organization in Omaha, received a new set of wheels to help carry out its mission through a donation from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). AGI is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with different intellectual abilities. The nonprofit specializes in helping people with independent living,

By |2022-11-17T13:42:26-06:00November 11th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE supports Angel Guardians Inc. through donation

Wise & Well: Jenny Hemmer makes wellness a priority in the face of adversity

As a nurse care manager at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), Jenny Hemmer helps the company’s members maintain their health through Wellframe, a mobile app. Outside of the office, Hemmer makes wellness a priority for her and her family, too. She’s always been an avid runner and walker, logging 150 minutes of

By |2022-10-26T11:46:15-05:00October 27th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Wise & Well: Jenny Hemmer makes wellness a priority in the face of adversity

The changing landscape of wellness at BCBSNE

As the landscape of work has changed at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE), wellness has adapted to meet employees where they are at. In 2020, the majority of the company’s employees began to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. This shift in work location became permanent for many as BCBSNE transitioned

By |2022-09-19T08:46:24-05:00September 16th, 2022|Categories: Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The changing landscape of wellness at BCBSNE

Four tips for summertime safety

As you gear up to enjoy the hotter temperatures, you may begin to spend more time outdoors. While summer is a time to relax, don’t forget to stick to the basics of summer safety. Here are four tips to keep having summer fun. Stay hydrated As the weather heats up, so do you. To regulate

By |2022-07-20T15:41:38-05:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Four tips for summertime safety

Intern finds growth at BCBSNE through Avenue Scholars program

When Savannah Dubord first got her Avenue Scholars letter in the mail, she did not know that it would lead to an internship at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE). The Avenue Scholars Program assists students starting their junior year of high school in developing professional skills that eventually help them find stable,

By |2022-07-14T08:41:39-05:00July 14th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Team Blue|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Intern finds growth at BCBSNE through Avenue Scholars program

BCBSNE urges you to receive the COVID-19 booster shot

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) strongly encourages members to receive their COVID-19 booster shot. COVID-19 vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are a safe and effective way to reduce your risk of severe illness related to COVID-19. Do not receive any vaccination that has not been approved by

By |2022-07-06T14:16:06-05:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE urges you to receive the COVID-19 booster shot

BCBSNE employees get active in the community

In the month of June, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) had the opportunity to work with the community through multiple active events. Here is what BCBSNE engaged in during the month: Bike with Mike BCBSNE kicked off the month as a silver sponsor of the Bike with Mike event on Saturday, June

By |2022-07-08T11:54:28-05:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Community Engagement|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE employees get active in the community

Four tips to keep yourself safe in the sun

The summer sun has finally arrived, and everyone is spending more time outdoors. Before you grab your family and friends to enjoy all that summer has to offer, it is important to revisit the basics of sun safety. Here are four tips on how you can practice sun safety while enjoying the hot weather. Stay

By |2022-06-21T11:20:33-05:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Four tips to keep yourself safe in the sun