Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont Selects MedeAnalytics' Medical Management Analytics Solution will improve engagement and outcomes for its members

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedeAnalytics, a leading provider of healthcare performance management solutions, announced today that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) selected MedeAnalytics' Medical Management Analytics. BCBSVT's vision is to provide population health management--which includes an integrated approach to physical and mental health--as well as future episode-based contracting, also known as bundled payments.

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"We selected MedeAnalytics to increase our effectiveness in clinical analytics and predictive modeling based on the strong capabilities of their software system and their expert support for effective implementation," said Robert Wheeler, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer of BCBSVT.

"This will help us identify additional opportunities to improve healthcare and will generate timely metrics for clinical projects. These advanced analytic tools will be particularly valuable in our rapidly changing healthcare environment."

"We are pleased to expand our relationship with BCBSVT and continue to show value in healthcare cost containment," said MedeAnalytics Senior Vice President and General Manager, Health Plan Solutions Scott Paddock. "They are leading the way of improving healthcare through analytics and transparency."

About Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state's oldest and largest private health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters. It employs over 340 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and branch office in South Burlington, and offers group and individual health plans to Vermonters. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available on the internet at www.bcbsvt.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont 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.

About MedeAnalytics
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.

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