Stop the Bleeding: The Widespread Impact of Healthcare Waste

BHIData Briefs

Almost $1 of every $3 spent in healthcare is wasted on services that have little or no clinical benefit, are potentially harmful, or are delivered in unnecessary high-cost settings. The potential to harm patients may stem directly from the risks of LVC, or indirectly from additional tests and procedures that contain risks and/or have little or no clinical benefit. Blue … Read More

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


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

Whyzen Boost Your Skills


Mary Henderson, Michele Heeter, and Penny Monical – all of Blue Health Intelligence® – provide demonstrations of current and upcoming features of Whyzen Analytics, BHI’s account analytics and reporting solution for health plans, employers, and brokers. Topics include a preview of  Whyzen’s Enhanced User Interface and COVID-19 Reporting. This session’s deeper dives include how-to reviews of: Using My Work Organization … Read More

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


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


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

Data supports therapy provider’s claims of lower costs, higher quality

BHICase Studies

Airrosti wanted to expand outside of Texas and instill a culture of continuous improvement. To meet their objectives, Airrosti leaders utilized data and analytics to improve their care model, manage their providers, and further prove their worth to payers and employer groups. Data from Blue Health Intelligence helped Airrosti show that their methods reduced the total cost of care, limited … Read More