As a certified Medicare Qualified Entity (QE), Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) produces a publicly available report assessing national quality measures using data from Medicare and Blue Cross Blue Shield commercial claims data. In this report, we examine the relationships between preventable diabetes and hypertension admission rates and socioeconomic status (SES) measures to inform the potential of improved access to preventive …
Get the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Transparency in Coverage rule, machine-readable files, and our Transparency Analytics solution.
As a certified national Qualified Entity (QE), BHI combines Medicare fee-for-service data with our own rich set of commercial claims data from more than 234 million individuals to research and report on the quality and delivery of care in the U.S. Our first QE report focuses on diabetes due to its increasing prevalence and ability to be effectively managed if …
Kevin O’Mara, Vice President, Product Management, and Michele Heeter, Senior Director, Product Learning and Communication, discuss how BHI has reimagined Whyzen Analytics, our employer analytics and reporting solution, to help users identify and address healthcare cost, utilization, quality, and risk concerns before they escalate.
The November 2021 issue of Care Analytic News profiled two benchmarking resources from Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®): the Whyzen™ National Benchmark Module (NBM) and the Customized Benchmarking Data solution.
Care Analytic News showcased enhancements that Blue Health Intelligence® made to its Whyzen™ Analytics platform. The article highlights how new analytic pathways and a more intuitive interface are guiding healthcare stakeholders directly to key cost savings and care improvement opportunities.
In our latest Q&A, Carolyn Jevit, senior product director, discusses how BHI’s National Benchmarking Module (NBM) uses data to provide health plans and their employer customers with a deeper understanding of cost and utilization improvement opportunities at national, regional, plan, and account levels.
Almost all commercial health plans are seeking to address health disparities, but few have the reliable and widespread race, ethnicity, and language (REL) data needed. Learn how, in the absence of self-reported data, Plans can continue to make progress.
An article in Care Analytic News discusses the findings from a recent study co-authored by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Blue Health Intelligence®. The study found that telehealth consults among privately insured working-age patients accounted for almost 24 percent of outpatient consults with health care providers during the early phase of the pandemic, March …
The explosive growth of telehealth has been discussed extensively in the past year. To provide even greater insights into the nature of this COVID-19 driven-trend, BHI studied our conformed national medical claims data set, comprised of more than 22 billion claims that represent 217 million unique lives, to unearth different telehealth insights.