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  • 6/9/2015

    Humana partnership with Florida university supports community, expanding role of nurse

    A new collaboration between Humana and the Florida International University (FIU) Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing and Health Sciences helps support the community while expanding the role of nurse practitioners.

  • 5/26/2015

    School to Work program inspires success

    It’s the time of year when thousands of graduation ceremonies are held, signaling the end of one of life’s chapters and the beginning of another. It’s a time to celebrate reaching a goal and setting new ones. Like many others, 15 students at a Louisville, Ky., high school recently celebrated the completion of a program that will help propel them toward a successful future. These students are not leaving high school yet, but they credit the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana’s School to Work mentoring program for helping them figure out what they want to do when it is their turn to graduate.

  • 5/19/2015

    Humana, Clinton Health Matters Initiative unveil blueprint for healthier living in Natchez, Miss.

    Humana and the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI) kicked off a collaborative health improvement effort in and around Natchez, Miss., with two recent community events. The joint campaign is tied to Humana’s 2020 goal – to improve the health of communities it serves 20 percent by 2020.

  • 4/28/2015

    Can You Put a Little Palo Alto Into an Insurer in Louisville?

    Wall Street Journal, by Tom Loftus

    Insurance giant Humana Inc., whose earnings are under pressure from rising medical costs, has a prescription it hopes will bring it relief: helping its 13.8 million members improve their own health. That isn’t easy, given that people aren’t likely to stop smoking, eat better or get more exercise simply because a big company says they should. Humana is tackling these tough behavioral issues by reaching out to its customers where many of them more or less live—on their mobile phones.

  • 4/26/2015

    Insurers take first steps to change how doctors, hospitals are paid

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, by Guy Boulton

    A nationwide initiative to make the fragmented and costly health care system more efficient could affect the more than 340,000 people in Wisconsin enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans.

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  • 04/14/2015

    HIMSS 2015: Humana CEO calls for change, teamwork in healthcare

    The healthcare industry must change its focus from a supply-side orientation to a consumer-focused emphasis on health outcomes and value-based reimbursement, Humana President and CEO Bruce Broussard said during his keynote address Tuesday morning at the annual convention and trade show of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) in Chicago.

  • 03/23/2015

    Humana Dallas Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon and 5K: Festival of fun, better health

    Talk about a half marathon and most people will picture elite athletes, some of whom could be professionals or Olympic-caliber. And some of the 12,000 participants in the March 22 Humana Dallas Rock ‘n Roll Half Marathon would fit that category, but there were also those running their first race, those running for charity, and those who had suffered a stroke or lost a limb.

  • 03/04/2015

    Humana Communities Benefit grant recipient featured at BCCCC Film Festival

    Humana's video about Starting Right, Now, a Humana Communities Benefit grant recipient, is featured in the 2015 Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) Film Festival. The center's annual Film Festival showcases corporate citizenship videos and asks the public to vote for their favorite.

  • 02/16/2015

    Week of wellness: Meeting the challenge of getting fit, giving back

    The Humana Challenge began with the goal of using a PGA TOUR golf tournament to inspire people to get active, give back and have fun. The event, held in California's Coachella Valley, became known as a week of wellness with a side of golf. This year's event once again succeeded in getting people walking, eating better and donating to charities, both locally and nationally.

  • 01/22/2015

    Journey to better health begins with one small step – and a sense of fun

    Humana Challenge Well-Being Ambassador Jason Dufner this week has been talking about his journey to better health, hoping to inspire people of all ages to join him. In these videos, Dufner shares ideas, reflects on the importance of being active even as we age, offers encouragement and displays a sense of fun that is one of the most important facets of well-being and living a full, happy life.

  • 01/20/2015

    Humana Challenge: Health, well-being and giving back

    The Humana Challenge is called a week of well-being with a side of golf. From the beginning, the priority has been to inspire people to take a more active role in improving their own health and the health of their communities. The focus on health and philanthropy is a tribute to the legacy and emphasis established by Bob Hope, who hosted the event in California’s Coachella Valley for many years.

  • 01/18/2015

    Humana Day at Certified Farmers’ Market: Recipe for better health

    Humana Challenge Week’s opening events on Saturday showed how simple and fun it can be to sprinkle physical activity into your daily routine to boost your health and well-being. On Sunday, the attention turned to another essential ingredient in creating a healthier lifestyle: better nutrition. The week of wellness events mix physical activity, healthier eating and a dash of fun to create an easy recipe for a more satisfying, happier life.

  • 12/08/2014

    Humana, KaBOOM! partner on 53rd playground

    Humana and KaBOOM! began a partnership in 2011, building a multigenerational playground in Lauderhill, Florida, as part of Humana’s 50th anniversary celebration. And on December 6, in Humana’s 53rd year, the Humana Foundation, KaBOOM! and the community of Tomball, Texas, built the 53rd playground resulting from that partnership.

  • 11/14/2014

    Humana tops list of “Best USA Health Care Companies to Work For”

    Humana is the best health care company to work for, according to Healthcare Global. Healthcare Global’s top 10 list puts Humana in the top spot followed, in order, by Mayo Clinic, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Kaiser Permanente, UnitedHealth Group, Cerner, Cleveland Clinic, Providence Health & Services Northwest Region, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

  • 11/12/2014

    Up2Us: Coach-mentors using power of sports to transform children’s lives

    On most evenings, Raul Alcala, 16, can be found at the Chicago Youth Boxing Club, exercising and training with his coach, Gabriel Navarro. Raul, a Junior Olympian, is a talented and dedicated athlete who takes his training seriously, but his main focus is not on winning competitions in the ring.

  • 10/21/2014 Providing education, support to caregivers

    Those with Alzheimer’s face a long, lonely and uncertain journey, often falling into deep depression as the disease robs them of their memories and independence. The sense of loss and severed connections takes a profound and devastating physical and emotional toll on those battling the disease as well as their family and caregivers.

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