Business Growth, Insurance

Executive Session Video Featuring Dan Hilferty


In a new edition of Simkiss & Block’s Executive Session video series, our CEO, Brian Block, sits down with CEO of Independence Health Group, Daniel Hilferty. In this video, Brian and Dan discuss a variety of topics, including what it’s like to lead a company through a period of rapid growth and how a busy CEO balances his time. 

In recent years, the healthcare industry has seen a slew of changes across the board. Dan Hilferty and Independence Blue Cross have had to navigate a changing industry. One way they have been doing that is with a new partnership with Comcast called Quill, which will use their distribution channels combined with Independence’s knowledge of the healthcare industry to deliver more value to end consumers.

Hilferty also reflects on his own experiences and weighs in on advice he has for other business leaders. How does a CEO manage a team that may exist in multiple geographic locations? For Hilferty and Independence Blue Cross it all comes down to culture. He adds, “we at Independence really pride ourselves on the culture that we’ve built.

Watch the full length video to hear more from Dan and Brian.



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