Longtime Physician Executive and Consultant Brings Expertise in Care Bundles and Analytics to Blue Health Intelligence®

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Russell D. Robbins to lead informatics section and help develop new products CHICAGO (Dec. 11, 2018) – Russell D. Robbins, M.D., M.B.A., a veteran consultant, physician executive, and expert in medical informatics, has joined Blue Health Intelligence (BHI®), a leader in the healthcare data analytics market. Robbins will lead BHI’s clinical informatics section, where he will help health plans, consulting …

Blue Health Intelligence® Selects DataRobot to Build and Deploy Powerful Machine Learning Models

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Leading Healthcare Analytics Organization Harnesses Flexible Automated Machine Learning Platform to Deliver Stakeholder Insights BOSTON, MA — November 27, 2018 — DataRobot, the pioneering architect of automated machine learning, today announced that Blue Health Intelligence (BHI®), one of the fastest-growing healthcare data and analytics firms, has selected DataRobot’s automated machine learning platform to further streamline the company’s analytics model-building and …

Behavioral Health Expert Joins Blue Health Intelligence®

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Jeff Rubin to guide BHI’s behavioral health and member engagement initiatives CHICAGO (October 15, 2018) – Blue Health Intelligence (BHI®), a leader in the healthcare data and analytics space, announced today that Jeff Rubin, M.A., M.S., Ed.D., has joined the organization. Rubin is a practicing psychologist and brings more than 30 years of clinical, change management, and value-based care experience …

Blue Health Intelligence® and HM Health Solutions® Collaborate to Revolutionize Health Plan Quality, Cost, and Efficiency

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CHICAGO (October 3, 2018) – Blue Health Intelligence (BHI®), one of the fastest-growing healthcare data and analytics firms, announced today it is collaborating with HM Health Solutions (HMHS), a leading provider of health payer solutions. Together, BHI’s and HMHS’ combined capabilities will help Blue Cross Blue Shield® plans accelerate cost-effective, scalable ways of delivering superior business solutions, experiences, and products …

Blue Health Intelligence’s Risk Adjustment and Stratification Solution Goes Live at Highmark Inc.

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Population Advyzer will help close healthcare gaps for the large national insurer CHICAGO (September 11, 2018) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®), a leader in the healthcare data and analytics space, is partnering with Highmark® to provide risk adjustment informatics for Highmark’s Medicare Advantage (MA) and Affordable Care Act (ACA) populations. Together, BHI and Highmark are working to better capture members’ …

How Real-world Data and Analytics Can Demonstrate the Value of Medical Products to U.S. Health Plans

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Healthcare analytics and strategy firms showcase real-world evidence in action through an applied case study at July 11 conference CHICAGO (July 5, 2018) – Healthcare payers are looking to real-world evidence (RWE) and analytics to answer a range of medical device cost, quality, and safety questions. RWE can answer whether a device should be included in a bundled payment arrangement; …

Blue Health Intelligence® Database Powers Comparative Review of Costs of Treating a Serious Vascular Disease

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CHICAGO (July 2, 2018) – A new comparative analysis of the cost efficacy of treatment options for a serious vascular disease, based on five years of administrative claims data from the Blue Health Intelligence (BHI®) database, has been published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery. The study found significant economic benefits from the use of Flexitouch® (Tactile Medical™, Minneapolis), an …

Big Data Must Go Beyond Clinical Role to Support Decision-making by all Healthcare Stakeholders, Blue Health Intelligence Expert Tells Medical Technology Conference

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CHICAGO (June 20, 2018) – Shayan Bhattacharyya, director of Strategic Partnerships at Blue Health Intelligence®, participated in a June 5 panel discussion at the DeviceTalks Minnesota conference to discuss shifts in industry collaboration as well as the role big data and artificial intelligence play in strategic business planning. In a post-event recap article by MassDevice.com, Bhattacharyya was quoted as urging …

Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) Launches Whyzen Analytics, the Next Generation Enterprise Analytics and Account Reporting Solution

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Built for health plans and their customers and partners, BHI’s Whyzen Analytics platform enables fast and complete implementation and provides comprehensive data integration, best- in-class benchmarking, and state-of-the-art technology. Chicago, IL (June 7, 2017)—Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) developed Whyzen Analytics as an interactive analytics and reporting platform for today’s evolving and competitive healthcare environment. “Speed-to-market is critical with increasingly demanding …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Warns of Increase in Melanoma Diagnoses

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Wide variations exist in skin cancer diagnosis rates between states and metropolitan areas Chicago, IL – Prevalence of melanoma diagnoses increased 7 percent over a four-year span, according to information released by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)’s Health of America Report. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, people who first use a tanning bed before age 35 increase their …