Blue Health Intelligence Helps TriWest Meet Quality Standards in New VA Community Care Network Regions Covering 13 Western States and Alaska

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CHICAGO (November 9, 2020) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) is partnering with TriWest Healthcare Alliance® (TriWest) to ensure its health care providers achieve quality and access to care goals as TriWest continues deployment of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Community Care Network (CCN) in Regions 4 and 5. Region 4 includes Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New … Read More

BHI Analysis Reveals Slight Drop in U.S. Breast Cancer Rates from 2016 to 2019

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CHICAGO (October 26, 2020) – In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) examined breast cancer rates in women between 40 and 64 years of age using four years of national commercial claims data from 2016 through 2019. While the average annual rate of breast cancer decreased slightly by 0.1% during that timeframe, rates in women between … Read More

BHI Honored as one of a Handful of Firms to Make the Cut in Rounds of Digital Health Innovation Awards for its Response to the COVID Crisis

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SAN FRANCISCO (Sept. 21, 2020) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) was one of a select group of companies considered for the 2020 UCSF Digital Health Innovation Awards, which recognizes “companies that are defining the digital health revolution.” BHI was a contender for a COVID-19 Patriot Award for “digital products that have aided in the response to the global pandemic.” BHI’s entry … Read More

Blue Health Intelligence’s CEO Reveals Claims Data Show True Impact of COVID-19, and How New Analytics Approaches Can Help Address Healthcare Challenges

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CHICAGO (June 25, 2020) – Swati Abbott, CEO of Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®), detailed the company’s wide-ranging efforts to help Blue Plans effectively respond to the challenges of COVID-19 in an address to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association’s National Council of Physician and Pharmacist Executives (NCPE) meeting earlier today. She also discussed how BHI is taking a novel approach … Read More

Concert Genetics, Blue Health Intelligence Partner on Effort to Set Data-Sharing Standards to Speed the Growth of Genetic Testing

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NASHVILLE (June 10, 2020) – Concert Genetics, a company that seeks to standardize and digitize disparate data on genetic testing, has teamed with Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) to use BHI’s extensive U.S. commercial claims repository to refine tools that will fuel the growth of the genetic testing and precision medicine markets. Until recently, the ordering, collecting, storing, and billing of … Read More

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Partners with Blue Health Intelligence on Best-in-Class Provider Reporting and Data Sharing

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BATON ROUGE (June 4, 2020) – Further increasing its commitment to healthcare transparency, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (Blue Cross) announced a multi-year partnership with Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®). Blue Cross will use BHI’s powerful analytics tools to give healthcare providers in the insurer’s network more actionable, accurate, and user-friendly cost and quality reports. “Our members want more … Read More

BHI and Datavant Enter Partnership to Enable Big Data and Analytics to Improve Healthcare

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CHICAGO (May 13, 2020)– Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) and Datavant have announced a new partnership that will facilitate the linking of BHI’s industry-leading medical and pharmacy claims data and analytics capabilities with data from dozens of companies, nonprofits, and health researchers using Datavant’s privacy-protecting connectivity technology, with the goal of designing better interventions to improve health outcomes. By combining BHI’s … Read More

New Reports from BHI Analyze What’s Behind the Cost Dilemma Facing U.S. Healthcare

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CHICAGO (March 13, 2020) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) has issued three new studies examining the state of healthcare costs, the leading contributors to health cost inflation, projected to result in $6 trillion in healthcare spending by 2027. All three studies draw on BHI’s data warehouse of claims from more than 200 million plan members, the largest and most longitudinally … Read More

Blue Health Intelligence and Decode Health Team Up to Validate the Accuracy of Predictive Models for Chronic Disease

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CHICAGO (March 10, 2020) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) and Decode Health are showing how a machine learning (ML) engine can be applied to large data sets to more accurately forecast which patients will get chronic diseases. Decode’s analysis used a representative subset of BHI’s National Data Repository, the largest and most longitudinally rich data set in the nation, to … Read More

Thrive Earlier Detection Wins the BlueCross BlueShield Data Innovation Challenge

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CHICAGO – The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association(BCBSA) and Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) announced today that Thrive Earlier Detection (Thrive) has won the Blue Cross BlueShield Data Innovation Challenge. Out of more than 130 submissions and five finalists, Thrive was chosen for its proposal to evaluate the health-economic impact of earlier multi-cancer detection, and better identify and predict populations that will … Read More