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
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
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
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