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Capital BlueCross chief medical officer to discuss power of
analytics in driving better health at health care symposium

HARRISBURG, Pa. (July 28, 2015) – Capital BlueCross chief medical officer Dr. Jennifer Chambers will discuss the growing significance of health analytics and population health initiatives as drivers of better health outcomes on July 29 as part of an expert panel at the Lehigh Valley Business Health Care Symposium at DeSales University in Center Valley, Pa.

“Employers, health insurers, and health care providers are all pursuing better ways to help people access the services they need to live healthy in the most cost-efficient manner possible,” said Dr. Chambers. “Capital BlueCross is investing in innovative solutions and delivering powerful analytics tools that empower our business and provider partners to do just that. This is the future of health care. By drawing valuable insights from an abundance of health plan data, we can work together with employers and health professionals to bring about better health outcomes and cost savings throughout the health care system.”

Capital BlueCross offers its customers the Theon® platform, an advanced analytics application powered by Geneia, the insurer’s health innovations company. Theon integrates claims and utilization data, as well as clinical outcomes and benefit information, to create one holistic view that enables hospitals, physicians and employers to improve the quality of care and lower the cost of care. In addition to serving customers in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley, the Theon platform is the analytics platform of choice for other organizations throughout the country.

About Capital BlueCross

Capital BlueCross, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., is the leading health solutions and insurance company in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. For more than 75 years, Capital BlueCross has offered products that provide peace of mind and promote good health. Today, the company and its family of diversified businesses offer a comprehensive portfolio of solutions including innovative value-based models, private exchanges, leading-edge analytics and digital health technologies, ancillary benefits, and training programs. Additionally, Capital BlueCross is growing a network of Capital Blue retail stores that provide in-person service and inspiration to live healthy. Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit capbluecross.com.