Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont enhances data analytics
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont has formed a new partnership with MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of performance management solutions across the health care system to ensure accountability and improve financial, operational and clinical outcomes.
This collaboration will move the client partnership service BCBSVT provides to the next level of data aggregation providing the capability to identify and understand trend drivers, population health risks, and recommend actionable decisions about benefits, quality of care and health programs. BCBSVT's commitment is to enhance the understanding of our client and their population's health by combining this leading platform with our robust data.
"The combination of advanced data analytics plus our commitment to understanding customer needs and personalized customer solutions will better enable us to support our customers as they look to optimize benefit plans, employee health and productivity," notes Don George, BCBSVT President and CEO. "Using this tool will strengthen our customer partnerships as we are able to provide employers with insights into their benefit plan performance, as well as employee health and productivity. Using advanced analytics on large quantities of data coupled with industry and local knowledge will result in focused insight of the delivery system and outcomes measurement, benefit program design and effectiveness for improved decision-making."
"We are pleased to partner with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont," said MedeAnalytics' Chief Executive Officer Mike Gallagher. "Their focus on population management and using data to manage outcomes will provide a higher quality of care and customer satisfaction."
BCBSVT brings a wide range of expertise and experience, including MD, RN, and statistical analysis system programmers combined with the data analytic evidence to address client specific business and clinical challenges. BCBSVT's client partnership empowers employers to maximize their health care investments by combining powerful analytic tools with robust data handling capabilities and expert advice. They help benefit decision makers' better manage their medical benefit and related costs.
About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state's oldest and largest health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters. It employs about 340 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in South Burlington, and offers group and individual health plans. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the Internet at www.bcbsvt.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield ofVermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.
Founded in 1994, MedeAnalytics delivers performance management solutions across the healthcare system—including hospitals, physician practices and payers—to ensure accountability and improve financial, operational and clinical outcomes. For more information, visit www.medeanalytics.com.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/