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Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Traci Haglund, licensed nursing home administrator at Wakefield Health Care Center, is giving back to a program that helped her grow her own skills to support aging Nebraskans as a health care leader.  Haglund was a member of the Nebraska Health Care LEAD Class V. LEAD, which stands for lead, excel, advance and develop, equips

By |2024-01-30T10:17:38-06:00February 6th, 2024|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nebraska Health Care LEAD encourages health care professionals to be leaders in their industry

Darcy Swope takes on Crohn’s and colitis with the help of Team Blue

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Take Steps Omaha | June 24, 2023 Darcy Swope, a Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation board member, has witnessed first-hand the impact inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can have on someone’s life.   Her son, Riley, first experienced symptoms in high school but wasn’t officially diagnosed with ulcerative colitis until his freshman

By |2023-06-26T11:03:04-05:00June 26th, 2023|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Darcy Swope takes on Crohn’s and colitis with the help of Team Blue

BCBSNE provides safety equipment to Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation Public Schools students

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently donated $5,000 to Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation Public Schools (UNPS) to supply helmets, knee pads and elbow pads to students enrolled in summer school.  UNPS, located in Macy, Nebraska, started construction in the summer of 2022 on a new recreational complex that includes a pump track, baseball field, lighted

By |2023-06-19T15:17:36-05:00June 19th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE provides safety equipment to Umoⁿhoⁿ Nation Public Schools students

BCBSNE’s 2022 Community Investment and Social Impact Report shows positive diversity and inclusion growth

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently released its 2022 Community Investment and Social Impact Report, which shows a positive trend in the percentage of employees who agree the company encourages diversity and inclusion.  In 2020, BCBSNE started publicly sharing workforce demographics, including the generational breakdown of employees and the number of women

By |2023-06-13T14:28:02-05:00June 13th, 2023|Categories: News Releases, Topics|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE’s 2022 Community Investment and Social Impact Report shows positive diversity and inclusion growth

Annual YP Engage Summit focuses on community, connectivity and development

From learning with Legos to sharing passions, employees who attended Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska’s (BCBSNE) YP Engage Summit experienced a day of development unlike any other. The summit, held annually by the company’s Young Professionals (YP) Connect employee resource group, began with an ice breaker. Attendees worked together in teams to build

By |2020-03-13T15:54:55-05:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Annual YP Engage Summit focuses on community, connectivity and development

Board member has special ties to Red Cross

When Jeanne Jones was a child, she watched her father come home with a bandage around his arm every four to six weeks. Following in her father’s footsteps, Jones received her own first bandage at 18 after donating blood through the American Red Cross as a high school student. “My father was very inspirational,” Jones

By |2020-01-14T08:38:24-06:00January 14th, 2020|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Board member has special ties to Red Cross

BCBSNE receives Volunteer Organization of the Year Award

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) recently received the Volunteer Organization of the Year Award from United Way of the Midlands (UWM) at the nonprofit’s annual meeting and luncheon. UWM presents the award annually to a company that consistently strives to improve the community through volunteerism. Selection is based on the percentage of

By |2019-10-24T15:59:25-05:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on BCBSNE receives Volunteer Organization of the Year Award

Returning to work, Jennifer Cintani wanted more than a job

Jennifer Cintani didn’t want to work just anywhere. After taking time off from her career to spend time with her family, getting back into the workforce meant finding a higher calling. Jennifer has found that calling as director of Government Programs Compliance and Medicare Advantage Compliance Officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska.

By |2019-10-18T15:06:05-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Team Blue, Topics|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Returning to work, Jennifer Cintani wanted more than a job