Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas' (BCBSTX) executives advocate for public health in communities across the entire state of Texas. Scroll down to read articles and watch videos that reflect their thought provoking dialogue within the health care industry. Additional conversations can be found on Blue Promise , a vlog hosted by Texas Plan President Dr. Dan McCoy.
“LIGHT IT UP BLUE” FOR AUTISM AWARENESS DAY
April 3, 2018
In recognition of Autism Awareness Day, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Esteban López sat down with Univision 62 in Austin for a live segment . He discussed our commitment to serving children with special needs or a disability, including autism, through our STAR Kids health plan.
ARTS STUDIES LEAD TO STEM CAREERS
March 25, 2018
In this article in the San Antonio Express-News, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Esteban López discusses the importance of arts funding in Texas schools. It has been proven that the arts lead to higher graduation rates, which lead to STEM (or science, technology, engineering and math) careers.
ADVANCING THE SCIENCE OF CANCER IN LATINOS
Feb. 23, 2018
Chief Medical Officer Dr. Esteban López was a panelist at the Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos conference at UT Health San Antonio alongside U.S. Rep. Juaquin Castro and representatives from the National Cancer Institute and the National Hispanic Medical Association. Read a recap of the discussion in the San Antonio Express-News.
POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT: THE POWER OF PHYSICIAN LEADERS
Value-based care presents an opportunity to deliver smarter care for better health. In this article in Texas Medicine, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Esteban López describes how physician leaders can advance public health and the health of our members.