Defining, Targeting, and Decreasing Low-Value Care
December 13th, 2017 12:00PM EDT
Targeting and curbing low-value care services represents a significant savings opportunity for payers. Low-value services make up a substantial portion of U.S. care costs—to the tune of ~$465 billion in 2017—and they’re driving unnecessary care costs higher.
Join us to discuss:
The relationship between high-volume, low-cost services and low-value care spending
Key drivers of low-value care
How big data and predictive analytics help identify, target and impact low-value spend at both member and provider levels
Vice President, Consulting and Informatics
Blue Health Intelligence
Maria Ferrera leads BHI’s Consulting and Informatics team which combines the power of the BHI data with strong business acumen and analytics expertise to support, help clients evaluate the effectiveness of their healthcare strategies and to identify opportunities for quality improvement. Maria has more than 20 years of healthcare industry experience with a focus on using data and analytics to drive the healthcare strategy for large employers.
Alan Spiro, MD
Senior VP, Strategy & Growth, Chief Medical Officer
Blue Health Intelligence
Alan plays a critical role in building, expanding, and integrating BHI’s innovative solutions designed to help better manage costs, deliver a better member experience, and improve financial performance and quality. He brings over 30 years of clinical, healthcare IT, value-based care, and change management experience to BHI where he provides strategic leadership for BHI’s cutting-edge analytics solutions.
Sponsored by: Blue Health Intelligence
Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) is the nation’s premier resource for data-driven insights about healthcare trends and best practices, promoting healthier lives and more affordable access to safe and effective care. BHI leverages a team of analytics experts and advanced technology, coupled with access to the greatest number of healthcare claims—more than 180 million lives—gathered over 10 years in a safe, HIPAA-compliant, secure database. The resulting conformed, reliable data set has the broadest, deepest pool of integrated medical and pharmacy claims, reflecting medical utilization in every ZIP code. Blue Health Intelligence (BHI) is an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. BHI is a trade name of Health Intelligence Company, LLC. www.bluehealthintelligence.com.