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Health Net invests $26 million to improve patient encounter data collection

Emily Boerger | Mar 11, 2021 | California

Health Net announced on Wednesday a $26 million investment to improve the collection of patient encounter data to better understand how vulnerable communities are accessing care statewide. The investment is part of Health Net’s $50 million commitment to its Encounter Data Improvement Program (EDIP). In partnership with the Department of...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Beth Andersen, Anthem Blue Cross

Emily Boerger | Feb 17, 2020 | California

Beth Andersen is the President of CA Commercial Business at Anthem Blue Cross. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss provider collaborations to improve member outcomes, specifically focusing on the importance of data sharing.     “Where I personally am focused is on deepening our...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: David Wetherelt, 3M

Emily Boerger | Nov 5, 2019 | California

David Wetherelt is the Director of Business Development, Populations and Payment Solutions at 3M Health Information Systems. He joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss health data consent management.     “One of the things that we're thinking about right now is the whole notion of...[ Read More ]

Oregon State to help lead effort to make cancer research data more useful and accessible

| Oct 17, 2019 | Oregon

Oregon State University has been awarded $8.8 million to help lead a 3½-year effort to make the volumes of data arising from cancer research more accessible, organized and powerful. Scientists from OSU, Oregon Health & Science University, the University of Chicago, Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Carolina...[ Read More ]

Q&A: Colt Courtright, Premera, on HHS's rule on interoperability

Emily Boerger | Oct 7, 2019 | Alaska, Washington

Colt Courtright is the Director of Corporate Data & Analytics and is a key leader in Premera Blue Cross’s interoperability initiatives. We recently caught up with Courtright to discuss a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that aims to advance interoperability and allow patients...[ Read More ]

5 Things Oregon: Blue Button 2.0, Topical Agenda, Drug price transparency

| Sep 20, 2019 | Oregon

We are about 8 weeks out from our 2019 Oregon State of Reform Health Policy Conference and registration is already well ahead of previous years. There's a reasonable chance we will actually sell out this year, given the space allowances at the hotel. So, if you know you want to be with...[ Read More ]