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BHI Data Report: Using Data in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

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Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) examined breast cancer rates in women between 40 and 64 years of age using national commercial claims data from 2016 through 2019. The study looked at costs and trends over the four years with a brief look into how the pandemic affected breast cancer screening and diagnostic mammograms utilization in 2020.

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The Impact of Caregiving on Mental and Physical Health

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In this Health of America report, the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence, examines the role that caregivers play an important role in the U.S. healthcare system. The commitment of time, labor and emotional support this role requires can have a substantial impact on caregivers’ physical, behavioral and emotional well-being.

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The BHI Episode of Care Grouper Informs Better Clinical Analytics to Lower Costs and Improve Quality

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The Episode of Care (EoC) Grouper from Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) is the leading edge of commercial groupers, unique in its inclusion of both procedures and conditions, and in its fully transparent methodology. This white paper discusses how the BHI EoC Grouper’s ability to provide a high-level conceptual model of illness, diagnosis, and treatment of individual patients for specified conditions …

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Trends in Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications in the U.S.

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Millions of women give birth in the U.S. every year. A majority of these women have healthy pregnancies and deliveries. However, an analysis of Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) Association in collaboration with Blue Health Intelligence data reveals an increasing number of women are experiencing pregnancy complications and childbirth complications.

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The Benefits of Regular Exercise

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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 …