Sharon Daily has spent nearly three decades as a social worker caring for older adults and those with disabilities. But, the past few months have been unlike any other time. During COVID-19, her work has shifted from in-home visits to telephone check-in calls. And, the types of conversations she’s having with clients are different, too. Prior to COVID-19, Daily helped health plan members navigate all aspects of their life. Now, she’s focused on making sure people are safe and their basic needs are met. “Every phone call, every check-in is dealing with the more practical...

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May 7, 2020 PopHealthCare, COVID19

Our mission of helping people and communities achieve better health goes far beyond providing affordable, high quality health insurance. For us, as a health solutions enterprise, it means finding innovative ways to ensure that our employees, members, neighbors and communities are safe and healthy. And there's been no more important time to do this than right now. Throughout the course of this pandemic, we've heard a great deal about the shortage of personal protective equipment, or PPE. I'm proud to share that we are playing a role in helping to address this issue. Recently we received an...

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At Florida Blue and GuideWell,we're a mission-driven health solutions enterprise,committed to helping people and communities achieve better health. This isn't something we can accomplish on our own. It takes strong and innovative care partnerships in communities across the state and beyond, all working together for those we serve. As we collectively face a pandemic unlike any other, our health care industry's network of caregivers is leading the way, walking into the crisis head on, and being the face of strength, courage and compassion in a time of fear and uncertainty. On behalf of our...

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Wendy Weiss knows it’s best to not get too close to her 83-year-old father right now. As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, keeping a safe distance will help older adults like her dad and his wife stay healthy. So, when Weiss arrived at her father’s home with some chicken soup, she went to the door, set the soup down and walked away. Instead of sharing a hug, they settled for a wave from a distance. Weiss is a registered nurse and director of care management in the Medicare department at our health insurance subsidiary, the leading health insurance company in Florida. For her,...

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Another week has come and gone in our temporary new normal. As a health solutions enterprise committed to helping people and communities achieve better health, we remain focused on ensuring that our employees, members, and communities feel supported as theynavigate this pandemic. With businesses shuttering and others forced to furlough and lay off workers, we're seeing a rise in the number of uninsured. It's important that we continue educating people that if they've lost their employer health insurance or their job status or income has changed there's help available...

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April 10, 2020

GuideWell announced that it will double the company’s match to United Way on all employee contributions made during its 2020 employee giving campaign, to provide additional support in communities across Florida and the United States in response to urgent needs around the COVID-19 public health crisis. Traditionally during its annual United Way giving campaign, GuideWell will match every dollar donated by employees. Recognizing the additional long-term economic and health effects that many hardworking families will face this year because of the pandemic, the company is now matching $2...

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April 2, 2020 United Way, Giving Campaign
VIDEO INTERVIEW

You have applied for a job that looks oh so, perfect and you are asked to do a video interview. You may think the idea of a video interview is unusual, but it is becoming more and more popular for both companies and candidates. Why? Video interviews allow candidates to showcase their skill sets and personality, when and where it’s most comfortable for them. Don’t want to take time off from your current job? Video interviews can be completed in the evenings, early mornings or on the weekends. Another benefit of video interviewing is that hiring managers can evaluate their top...

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April 1, 2020 video interview, HR

Another week has come and gone in our temporary new normal. As a health solutions enterprise committed to helping people and communities achieve better health, we remain focused on ensuring that our employees, members, and communities feel supported as they navigate this pandemic. With businesses shuttering and others forced to furlough and lay off workers, we're seeing a rise in the number of uninsured. It's important that we continue educating people that if they've lost their employer health insurance or their job status or income has changed there's help available. They...

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March 30, 2020

Onlife Health and PopHealthCare, together with their parent company GuideWell, announced today an initial investment of $50,000 for urgent health and safety needs in communities across the Nashville area in response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. The contributions will address middle Tennessee emergency assistance efforts. Together, the Nashville-based companies Onlife and PopHealthCare employ 800 people in Tennessee and the donation will support emergency needs around their area offices. The gift from their parent company, GuideWell, is being made to the United Way of Greater...

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The risk of contracting coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) remains low, despite more cases being confirmed throughout the country. So, what does that mean for you and your family? It’s a good time to focus on taking precautions to help keep you all from getting the virus. Frequently washing your hands with soap and water and avoiding people who are sick are among the most important ways to avoid being infected. Most of the people who contract COVID-19 recover in a matter of days, oftentimes at home, according to health officials. There have been nearly 90 cases in the United States...

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March 2, 2020 corona virus, COVID-19, virus

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