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From Data to Insights to Action

  • BCBSA declares data to be a strategic asset and launches its National Data Warehouse (NDW) initiative.

  • Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) and Health Intelligence Corporation are created.

  • BHI acquires Intelimedix, a healthcare data analytics firm.

  • BHI launches software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions.

  • BHI receives industry certifications and awards.

  • BHI doubles the number of Blue plans contributing to the National Data Warehouse.

  • BHI provides analytic intelligence to support national healthcare initiatives (e.g., Health of America℠ Reports and the National Health Index)

  • BHI augments claims data with social determinants of health, electronic health records data, etc.

  • BHI employs a common data platform to create a single source of healthcare analytic truth.

  • BHI announces new data sharing partnership with The Health Care Cost Institute (HCCI).


Health Intelligence Company, LLC (HIC) does business as Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®).

BHI is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. 

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At a time of unprecedented complexity and changes in health care, Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) is dedicated to helping stakeholders make the right strategic decisions based on the best data and the most actionable analytics. With excessive U.S. healthcare spending and quality of care uneven and inaccessible to many, BHI is laser-focused on ferreting out wasteful care, and highlighting the providers and processes that improve care delivery and outcomes.

Board of Managers

Swati Abbott
Curtis Barnett
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Dow Briggs, M.D.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
Patrick Getzen
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
Tricia Keith

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Robert Kolodgy
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Carl McDonald

Health Care Service Corporation
Brian Pieninck
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield