The Benefits of Regular Exercise

BHIReports

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

BHIReports

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

BHINews

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

BHIWebinars

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

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

BHINews

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

BHIWebinars

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