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
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
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
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
The number of individuals with high-cost and very high-cost medical claims is continuing to grow, consuming more and more of the total healthcare spend in the United States. The ability to predict which individuals are on a path to high cost, and which interventions have the best chance of preventing that eventuality, has become critically important.
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
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
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