Three Penn Medicine Innovation Projects Receive Clinical Care Innovation Grants from Independence Blue Cross

For the second consecutive year, a trio of projects from the Center for Health Care Innovation were chosen to receive Clinical Care Innovation Grants from Independence Blue Cross. Each project will receive up to $200,000 toward expanding its work.

This year, the three Penn Medicine projects receiving grants are Healing Home, Pregnancy Early Access Center (PEACE) and Increasing access to buprenorphine and other substance use treatment services for people of color.

“Independence Blue Cross looks for novel interventions with strong early evidence and high potential to improve value-based care, so winning three awards is meaningful validation of Penn innovation programs,” said Roy Rosin, chief innovation officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System and interim executive director of the Center for Health Care Innovation. “Our teams have shown they can make a difference in areas of care and patient populations that could benefit most from change, and with Independence’s partnership, we can advance and scale this work.”

Read more about these three innovative projects by reading the full press release here.

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