Public Invited to Celebrate Blue Cross’s 60th Year

first_imgFor Immediate Release: Contact: Leigh TofferiSeptember 7, 2004 (802) 371-3205Public Invited to Celebrate Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermonts 60th Year of Serving VermontersBerlin, VT – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is inviting the public to join in celebration of the organizations 60th anniversary offering quality nondiscriminatory health benefits in Vermont. A family oriented event featuring games, refreshments and music, will be held at the Round Barn at Shelburne Museum on September 18, 2004 from 10:00AM to 12:00 noon.The Vermont observance coincides with the national Blue Cross and Blue Shield systems 75th anniversary this year. What began as an innovative prepaid health care plan for loggers and teachers has evolved into a national, technology-driven system that provides health benefits and financing for millions of Americans delivered through independent, community-based, local companies like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont.The Vermont Plans origins can be traced back to 1944 when legislative action in this state cleared the way for Blue Cross of New Hampshire to begin offering hospital coverage here. Physician benefits through Blue Shield of New Hampshire followed shortly, and both hospital and physician benefits were combined in 1975 when the separate Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans merged to become Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Hampshire and Vermont.Vermont representatives on that companys board of directors voted to form their own Plan in 1980 that became known as Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont. The newVermont-based Plan completed its transition to an independent organization when it began to process all claims and deliver services exclusively in Vermont in 1989.A more detailed timeline of the organizations eventful 60-year history is available in an interactive display on the companys web site at www.bcbsvt.com(link is external). To RSVP for the anniversary celebration, call Bonnie Brassard at (802) 371-3486 or e-mail her at [email protected](link sends e-mail).Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s oldest and largest private health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters. It employs over 350 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in Williston, and offers group and individual health plans to Vermonters. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.last_img read more

Semi-final Christy Ring Cup spot up for grabs

first_imgA semi-final spot in the Christy Ring Cup is up for grabs this afternoon as Kildare take on Carlow.Throw-in is at 3pm.There are also two qualifiers in the Electric Ireland Leinster Minor Football Championship. Wexford face Wicklow at 2.30 and Meath take on Laois at 3.last_img

Sportradar seeks interactive content edge with Arkadium visualisations

first_imgShare Related Articles Share StumbleUpon Submit Björn Nilsson: How Triggy is delivering digestible data through pre-set triggers August 28, 2020 Jonathan Earle – SportradarLeading sports data, insights and content supplier Sportradar has teamed-up with New York-based visualisation studio Arkadium, seeking to develop new immersive and interactive capacities for its sports output.Entering 2019, Sportradar will work with Arkadium on developing new viewer/audience experiences and engagements, focusing on driving interaction with its content from multiple sanctioned sources.In its update, Sportradar details that it has formed a multi-year partnership with Arkadium, a trusted development studio which has worked on developing interactive content with leading global publishers including USA Today, Microsoft, The Washington Post and LA Times.Jonathan Earle, Customer Director of Sports Media at Sportradar, backed the partnership, stating that Arkadium could deliver real-time sports content engagement, catering for new audience trends and disruptions.“Sportradar is obsessed with enhancing the fan experience and we are continually striving to create engaging and unique products that offer the best solutions for publishers and broadcasters to monetize,” he said.“The way in which sports fans are consuming content has dramatically changed and fans are looking for more interactive, visual stories to help keep them informed of the latest sports news. Partnering with Arkadium will help us to lead the next generation of sports engagement.”Kenny Rosenblatt –ArkadiumThe partnership will see Sportradar, media and content teams integrate Arkadium’s flagship inHabit programme, which delivers instant Ai-powered visualisation functions for marketing teams, currently reaching over 70 million US-based sports fans per month.“Our partnership represents the future of sports marketing,” said Kenny Rosenblatt, President & Co-Founder at Arkadium. “One where fans are deeply engaging with the players and teams they love, while providing publishers and advertisers the time, attention and relevant audiences that they’re looking for.” David Lampitt, Sportradar: F1 presents betting’s most sizeable opportunity August 14, 2020 Sportradar combats social media abuse with player protection solution August 17, 2020last_img read more

Siemens sells electric aircraft propulsion business to RollsRoyce

first_imgSiemens is set to sell its eAircraft unit to Rolls-Royce – the companies expect the move to take place in late 2019.Siemens eAircraft develops electric and hybrid-electric propulsion systems for the aerospace industry. At locations in Munich and Erlangen in Germany as well as Budapest, Hungary, it cooperates with partners such as Airbus to create prototypes for propulsion systems like Airbus’s CityAirbus, with power ratings ranging from less than 100 kW to several thousand kW. eAircraft entered a development partnership with Airbus in 2016, but Siemens has been researching and developing electric aircraft propulsion systems for about ten years.“Our eAircraft team is a pioneer in electric and hybrid-electric systems for aircraft,” said Siemens CTO and COO Roland Busch. “With Rolls-Royce, we’ve found a perfect home for this business and have placed its expertise in the hands of one of Airbus’s close partners. We will continue to cooperate with Rolls-Royce, in particular by making our digital solutions portfolio available in order to facilitate this major step toward sustainable, lower-emission aviation.” Source: Electric Vehicles Magazine Source: Siemenscenter_img Author Liberty Access TechnologiesPosted on June 25, 2019Categories Electric Vehicle Newslast_img read more