Philadelphia, PA – Independence Blue Cross (Independence) senior vice president and chief informatics officer Somesh Nigam recently spoke at two health industry conferences about the potential of “big data” and predictive analytics to improve health care. Nigam drives innovation and leads the Independence informatics division, developing business reporting tools and analytics to better serve customers and stakeholders.
MedCity ENGAGE: Innovation in Patient Engagement
Nigam participated in a panel discussion, Who is REALLY Listening to Patients? Different Approaches to Customer Feedback, addressing how to best utilize patient feedback data to improve patient care. ENGAGE is an executive-level event and features innovative thinking from payers, providers and policymakers to highlight the best methods in addressing health care’s largest issue: patient engagement.
Apigee “I love APIs” conference
September 9, 2014
San Francisco, CA
Following his Keynote Roundtable on Changing the Customer Experience through Digital, Nigam accepted the conference’s 2014 Digital Accelerator Award in the Best Data Analytics for Digital Business category on behalf of Independence. This award was given for the strides the company has made in applying predictive analytics to improve health care and solve challenging problems. The Digital Accelerator Awards is a global awards program recognizing innovative organizations and individuals accelerating and transforming digital business with application programming interfaces (API) and data.
About Independence Blue Cross
Independence Blue Cross is the leading health insurance organization in southeastern Pennsylvania. With our affiliates, we serve more than 9 million people in 24 states and the District of Columbia. For more than 75 years, we have been enhancing the health and wellness of the people and communities we serve by delivering innovative and competitively priced health care products and services; pioneering new ways to reward doctors, hospitals, and other health care professionals for coordinated, quality care; and supporting programs and events that promote wellness. To learn more about how we’re changing the game, visit www.ibx.com. Connect with us on Facebook at ibx.com/facebook and on Twitter at @ibx. Independence Blue Cross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
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