July 31, 2023
Payers | Tea Leaves
  • Blue Shield of California announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft to utilize the cloud to deliver data about members to the insurer and providers in real-time. The companies want to build a data collection, storage, and analysis system that they’re dubbing Blue Shield’s Experience Cube, which will run on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform. The health plan, which has about 4.8 million members, is collaborating with Microsoft to build an integrated data hub to glean insights faster and improve members’ access to affordable, quality care, executives said. Connected workflows and near real-time clinical data exchange will also help Blue Shield close care gaps for its members in partnership with providers. (Article here)