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BCBSNE receives LifeBridge recognition award

Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet (left) pictured accepting LifeBridge recognition award from Lindsey Hanlon (right) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has been recognized by LifeBridge Nebraska for its continued support of the LifeBridge Nebraska Physicians Wellness program. The award is given to health care partners in the state who have demonstrated a

National Walk at Lunch Day promotes taking steps toward a healthier life

Turn a working lunch into a walking lunch on Wednesday, April 27 during National Walk at Lunch (NW@L) Day. NW@L Day is an annual event hosted by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) and YMCAs across the state encouraging Nebraskans to take a few minutes out of their day, put on their sneakers

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Spring cleaning as self-care

Spring has sprung, which means longer, warmer days, more outdoor activities, and spring cleaning! Most people think of spring cleaning as a time to go through their closets, get rid of clutter and scrub the entire house from top to bottom – but did you know that the benefits of spring cleaning go beyond having

By |2023-03-30T11:02:59-05:00April 5th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spring cleaning as self-care

BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) has named Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as the company’s chief medical officer (CMO) effective April 1. As CMO, Dr. Gordon-Simet leads BCBSNE’s clinical initiatives, including strategic oversight of the company’s medical policies and medical review processes, as well as population health management and equity strategies. Dr. Gordon-Simet earned

By |2023-03-30T11:03:41-05:00April 4th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE appoints Dr. Josette Gordon-Simet as chief medical officer

BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Pictured from left to right: Derong Duckett, Dawna Hall and Angel Pacana In recognition of Women’s History Month, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recognized three outstanding women in leadership throughout March. We asked each leader to share a bit about their career journeys, how they overcome challenges and what they

By |2023-03-30T11:05:15-05:00March 31st, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE shines a light on Women’s History Month

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska holds Annual Meeting of Members

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) held its annual meeting of members on Monday, March 28. During the meeting, five board members were re-elected for three-year terms: Leslie Andersen, BCBSNE board vice chair and president and chief executive officer, i3 Bank Anthony Goins, director, Nebraska Department of Economic Development John Mitchell II, Midwest

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The Belonging at Blue Summit celebrates Team Blue’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) employees recently gathered virtually for the company’s inaugural Belonging at Blue Summit, which celebrated Team Blue’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace. In years past, BCBSNE’s employee resource group (ERG) Young Professionals Connect hosted a company-wide learning and development event. This year; however,

By |2022-04-04T11:51:15-05:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on The Belonging at Blue Summit celebrates Team Blue’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

Connor Berg, an intern turned full-time employee, views wellness as a team effort

Connor Berg (middle) pictured hiking in the mountains of Winter Park, Colorado accompanied by friend Josh (left) and girlfriend Amanda (right) “Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) wellness program creates a platform for us all to get together and be a part of each other’s journeys toward better health,” says BCBSNE

By |2022-03-17T10:25:58-05:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Connor Berg, an intern turned full-time employee, views wellness as a team effort

Colorectal cancer screenings save lives

The power of prevention March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) encourages all members to understand their personal risk factors and when they should be tested for colorectal cancer. According to the Great Plains Colon Cancer Task Force (GPCCTF), in 2021, Nebraska ranked 29th in the

Five tips to help your body adjust to daylight saving time

Everyone loves an extra hour of sunlight but moving the clock forward one hour doesn’t just affect your schedule — it can throw off your body’s internal clock. According to an American Academy of Sleep Medicine health advisory, the change to daylight saving time can have a negative impact on sleep duration and sleep quality,

By |2023-03-30T11:07:17-05:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: Health and Wellness, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five tips to help your body adjust to daylight saving time