BCS Financial Adopts Blue Health Intelligence’s Predictive Model to Help Health Plan Members with Serious and Expensive Health Conditions Earlier

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CHICAGO (August 27, 2019) – BCS Financial Corporation (BCS), which provides insurance and financial products to Blue Cross Blue Shield Companies, has selected Blue Health Intelligence®’s (BHI®) award-winning predictive algorithm to identify members who have or may develop health conditions that cost more than $250,000 a year. The goal is to help individual Blue Plans work with these high cost … Read More

These Are the Best Healthcare Data Analytics Solutions Right Now

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Market intelligence organization MedTech Breakthrough has released its picks for the Best Healthcare Data Analytics Solutions, a digital health awards program that showcases companies that drive innovation in medical and health technology. The yearly competition is open to individuals, companies and organizations involved in producing MedTech products and services. Award categories include, but are not limited to Clinical and Health Administration, Electronic Health … Read More

Collecting Social Determinants Data with Communication, Data Sharing

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Though the majority of the healthcare industry recognizes the impact social determinants have on overall health, collecting this data has proved challenging. Providers often feel that they don’t have the time or the resources to gather and capture this data, which can keep them from addressing the barriers that affect their patient populations. Shah discusses what some organizations are advising to help … Read More

BHI CEO Abbott Speaks at Bloomberg’s The Future of Data Conference

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San Francisco (June 18, 2019) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) CEO Swati Abbott joined a distinguished panel at Bloomberg’s The Future of Data conference in San Francisco today to discuss how Big Data has the potential to create true business and personal value. The panel, which also included former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, now Chief of Health Innovations at … Read More

National Summit Showcases Blue Plans’ Leading Role in Analytics

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The collaboration showcased in the Analytics and Informatics sessions at this year’s Blue Cross Blue Shield National Summit was amazing. It was impressive to see how BHI and the Blue Plans are working to assure that AI, machine learning, data analytics, and predictive modeling are being combined with real-world knowledge to produce meaningful solutions for payers, members, and providers. Attendees … Read More

The Latest Leading Cost Drivers in the Blue System

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Using our massive data repository and powerful analytic tools, BHI regularly examines high-level cost and utilization trends.  In the most recent dive into our big data, comprised of more than 19 billion claims from over 190 million members, three trends stood out. PMPM Costs Continue to Climb At a macro level, total commercial health plan PMPM costs rose 6.5% — … Read More

Blue Health Intelligence’s Certification to Use Medicare Claims Enables a Complete Understanding of Provider Quality in the U.S.

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CHICAGO (June 12, 2019) – Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®), a leader in healthcare analytics, has been named a certified Qualified Entity (QE) by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). With this distinction, BHI will gain access to all Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) claims for acute care, post-acute care, physician office, and pharmacy services for more than 59 million individuals … Read More

Blue Health Intelligence® Wins “Best Predictive Analytics Solution” Designation

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LOS ANGELES (June 5, 2019) – MedTech Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies and solutions in the global health and medical technology market, today announced the Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) is the winner of the “Best Predictive Analytics Solution” award. The global MedTech Breakthrough Awards recognition program recognizes technological innovation in the health and medical industries. This … Read More

How Big Data And Machine Learning Can Predict And Prevent Isolated Cases Of Disease

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Predicting when and where disease will occur would be of great assistance to medical professionals and public health officials, who could more aggressively focus public awareness campaigns and other programs on certain populations to inhibit the development and spread of measles, or other potentially deadly viruses. In fact, the World Health Organization’s risk assessment tool has been successfully used to … Read More

Blue Health Intelligence® Portia Brown Speaks at Chicago AI

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CHICAGO (May 20, 2019) – Portia R. Brown, an executive with Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®) will be speaking at Chicago AI Days on Monday, May 20, 2019. Her presentation will focus on AI and Diversity and Inclusion. Brown will share stories and give insights on how to further build diversity in the AI and data science communities here in the … Read More