Veteran Operational Leader to Drive Development of Transformational SaaS and DaaS Products
CHICAGO, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®), has named a leading healthcare data and analytics firm Chris Birkmeyer, MS, as Senior Vice President of Product Strategy. Birkmeyer will lead BHI’s strategic product roadmap and expand and strengthen the company’s broad portfolio of analytical products and services.
A proven leader in scaling transformative healthcare solutions, Birkmeyer brings a wealth of expertise in data and analytics, data science, outcomes analysis and software development to BHI. It will advance the development of innovative solutions that enable clients to demonstrate their value to employers, address healthcare barriers and support value-based care.
“Chris’ expertise in provider and health plan analytics, knowledge and leadership are invaluable to BHI,” said BHI CEO, Bob Darin. “I look forward to working together to innovate and differentiate our product offerings to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”
Birkmeyer will lead BHI’s product roadmap and delivery, supporting provider performance measurement, transparency and reimbursement analytics, and health equity analytics solutions. His work will also inform the evolution of BHI’s data delivery platform, which aims to give clients access to the industry’s most comprehensive healthcare data sets.
Prior to joining BHI, Birkmeyer was the Chief Operating Officer of ArborMetrix, a software and data science company that transforms data into clinically rich insights. He also served as Executive Vice President of Analytics and Products at SCIO Health Analytics, a provider of healthcare analytics and performance optimization solutions for payers, and CIO at Health Dialog, a provider of customized population health solutions .
Birkmeyer holds a master’s degree in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Dartmouth College and a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from University of Connecticut.
“I am excited to leverage our incredible data to drive value for BHI’s clients,” said Birkmeyer. “This is a great opportunity to work with a talented team using advanced analytics and machine learning to help solve difficult healthcare problems.”
About Blue Health Intelligence
Blue Health Intelligence empowers health plans, providers, employers and life science organizations to drive innovation and achieve measurable results. With access to the industry’s most comprehensive and reliable data and analytics, BHI helps healthcare organizations gain insights to inform strategic decisions, support value-based care and advance health equity.
BHI is the trading name of Health Intelligence Company LLC, an independent licensee of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. For more information, visit www.bluehealthintelligence.com.
SOURCE Blue Health Intelligence