Monday, June 5, 2023


Home Tags Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Tag: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Blue Cross expands behavioral health services access for members

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has expanded access to behavioral health care services for its members, including urgent and...

Blue Cross awards $740K to organizations addressing housing issues

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has awarded $740,000 through its BlueAngel Community Health Grants to organizations addressing housing-related health...

Bergmann appointed new VP and chief people officer at Blue Cross

PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island has appointed Anastasia Bergmann as vice president and chief people officer. A Massachusetts resident, Bergmann...

Blue Cross accepting applications for LGBTQ Safe Zones

PROVIDENCE – Health care providers that wish to be considered for designation as a Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island LGBTQ Safe...

Blue Cross, Greater Providence Chamber announce 2022 Worksite Health Awards

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-four businesses across Rhode Island have earned recognition as healthy workplaces from the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and Blue Cross &...
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: A panel discussion at Providence Business News’ Diversity Equity & Inclusion Summit and Awards event on Dec. 1 is led by Kevin Matta, center, human resources chief and diversity officer with the Amos House in Providence and board vice president of Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Inc. With him, from left, are Angela B. Ankoma, vice president of the Rhode Island Foundation’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiative; Shameen Awan, vice president of talent management and DE&I assistant vice president at Amica Mutual Insurance Co.; Doris De Los Santos, manager of the supplier diversity program at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Ken Gladney, executive director and manager of diversity, assets and wealth management at JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Shaweta Pandey, executive director of strategic diversity management at CVS Health Corp.; and Monika Soban, director of manufacturing and diversity, inclusion and belonging site lead at Amgen Rhode Island. 

Diversity actions can pay big dividends, say summit panelists

Words are cheap. Companies must treat diversity, equity and inclusion policies as they do long-term capital investments. That was the message from a panel discussion...
SAFE SPACE: Kevin Matta, in addition to his role as Amos House’s chief human resources and diversity officer, is the board president for Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Inc., an organization that offers advice and training for human resource and diversity officers across Rhode Island. 

For Matta, changing the system is lifelong commitment

PBN 2022 Diversity Equity & Inclusion Awards Diversity Champion: Kevin Matta Diversity & Inclusion Professionals Inc. Board President Amos House Chief Human Resource And Diversity Officer KEVIN...

Five Questions With: Melissa Cummings

Melissa Cummings is the executive vice president and chief customer officer at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. She discusses Blue Cross’ Medicare...
COVID CONVERSATION: Dr. Claire Levesque, second from right, chief medical officer for commercial products at Point 32Health, the parent company of Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, speaks during one of two panel discussions at PBN’s Fall Health Care Summit on Oct. 27. Also on the panel are, from left, Dr. Kirsten Anderson, medical director at CVS Health Corp./Aetna Inc.; Dr. Louanne Giangreco, senior medical director at Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island; Dr. Peter Hollmann, chief medical officer at Brown Medicine; Dr. Alexis Kearney, consultant medical director for Project Firstline RI, Center for Acute Infectious Disease Epidemiology, R.I. Department of Health; and Dr. Jennifer Nuzzo, director of the Pandemic Center at Brown University’s School of Public Health. 

PBN summit panel: ‘This virus is here to stay’

Fewer people are wearing masks these days, and the COVID-19 vaccination rates have plummeted. Even President Joe Biden has declared the pandemic over. But health...
IN THE WORKS: Pictured are ­
affordable housing units under ­construction on Bowdoin 
Street in Providence.

How will R.I. use $250M to ease its housing woes?

Rhode Island has received $1.1 billion in federal money from the American Rescue Plan Act, passed in response to the economic effects of the...
- Featured Event -

Latest News