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A Hopeful Time in Healthcare: Data is the Foundation for our Future

Posted by Maureen Sullivan, Senior Vice President of Strategic Services and Chief Strategy Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on November 3, 2015

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about data? You might envision rows of numbers, or pages of field notes. Some might imagine analysts hard at work behind computer screens, or IT professionals coding busily. I...

Healthcare Transformation, Innovation, Data, Quality Outcomes


Transforming Health Care in New Jersey

Posted by Bob Marino, Chairman & CEO, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on October 27, 2015

According to a recent report from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, New Jersey residents have the distinction of paying the second highest health care costs in the country....

Care Delivery, Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Quality Care, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey, Coordinated Care, Access


From Big Data to Big Decisions: Introducing BCBS Axis

Posted by Doug Porter, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on September 24, 2015

For thousands of years, humans have used “big data” to make big decisions. In 4000 BC, the Babylonians conducted the

Healthcare Tools, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Coordinated Care, Data


Transforming Healthcare Delivery: A Pathway to Affordable, High-Quality Care in America

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on June 1, 2015

Healthcare spending in the United States is $2.9 trillion per year, giving us the dubious distinction of having the most expensive healthcare system in the world. This spending strains the budgets of American families, businesses and taxpayers...

Payment Models, Affordable Care, Care Delivery, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, Coordinated Care, Quality Outcomes


Report Finds Significant Cost Variations in Knee and Hip Replacement Procedures Across the U.S.

Posted by Elizabeth Casey on January 22, 2015

Today’s healthcare consumers have an increasing thirst for information that will empower them to make informed decisions about their care. The industry is in the midst of a transformation to meet the needs and expectations of...

Affordable Care, Healthcare Transformation, Cost Control, The Health of America Report, Data


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