AZ Blue Viewpoints

AZ Blue Viewpoints

September
21,
2022
| 10:45 AM America/Phoenix
By: Dr. Cara Christ, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona  Prior to the pandemic, diabetes was the seventh leading cause of death in both our state and the country. According to the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey,
August
10,
2022
| 09:11 AM America/Phoenix
In a recent Pew Research study, reducing healthcare costs is the second most important priority for Americans. And when it comes to healthcare, affordability is number one. From managing the most basic provider visits and medication to chronic
July
22,
2022
| 13:07 PM America/Phoenix
By: Dr. Christine Bracamonte Wiggs, Staff Vice President, Community & Health Advancement at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona During the past couple of years, stress levels and other mental health concerns have increased around the world. According
July
12,
2022
| 10:02 AM America/Phoenix
By: Dr. Cara Christ, Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona In public health, we work to make the healthy choice an easy choice and help people embrace a healthy lifestyle.  Yet, oftentimes, the cost of healthcare is a determining