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


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

Trends in Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications in the U.S.


Millions of women give birth in the U.S. every year. A majority of these women have healthy pregnancies and deliveries. However, an analysis of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence data reveals an increasing number of women are experiencing pregnancy complications and childbirth complications.

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


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

BHI claims data is helping Concert Genetics connect a much-needed genetic health information network

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Combining its genomic data with de-identified claims data from BHI has helped Concert Genetics shine a bright light on unnecessary coding variations and price disparities in the genetic health information network. The demand for genetic testing is dynamic and difficult for payers to discern. Using the BHI claims data along with their own data, Concert Genetics watches trends and helps … Read More

How Population Advyzer helped three health plans achieve significant ROI in risk adjustment

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Population Advyzer was employed by three health plans to help improve their risk score accuracy and ensure reimbursement reflected the actual risks within their ACA and MA populations. Using the advanced analytics, predictive models, machine learning, and clinical logic within Population Advyzer, plans were able to uncover the most impactful opportunities to resolve coding discrepancies, close care gaps, and maximize … Read More

The Benefits of Regular Exercise


In this Health of America report, the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence, examined the multi-year impacts of engagement in regular exercise through an employer-provided fitness benefit on health outcomes. Regular physical activity is shown to decrease the risk of conditions like diabetes and heart disease by 25% or more, and improve primary cardiovascular … Read More

Early-Onset Dementia and Alzheimer’s Rates Grow for Younger American Adults


In this Health of America report, the Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association, in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence, examined the overall health of Americans with early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. As early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease continue to affect younger Americans, it is important to understand the impact of both forms of dementia on the health of Americans and … Read More

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


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

Getting Ahead of COVID-19 Using Advanced Analytics and Reporting


In this COVID-19 webinar, Mary Henderson, BHI senior vice-president of Product Development and Account Management discusses how Blue Health Intelligence is: Using clinical informatics and data science to describe and predict COVID-19 Designing peer-reviewed studies to better understand COVID-19 Using our Whyzen Analytics solution to help health plans, employers, and brokers explore and address account-level risk