At Anthem, we work hard each day to help consumers navigate the healthcare system of today, while working to build something better for tomorrow. Delivering the best possible healthcare, in the best possible way, is an opportunity to seize and imagine a better future.
Together, Anthem and its outcomes-research subsidiary, HealthCore Inc., the Wharton School and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics have announced a collaboration to study and pilot new ideas with the aim of translating research into real healthcare solutions that improve healthcare quality, accessibility and affordability for consumers.
ThinkAnthem recently spoke with Sheryl Turney, director of reporting & data analysis at Anthem, to discuss her recent appointment to the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) Health Information Technology Advisory Committee.
CareMore’s CEO Dr. Sachin Jain shares why he is optimistic about the future of healthcare, capturing the takeaways from a recent ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition Spring 2017 panel on population health strategies.
ThinkAnthem caught up with Natalie Schneider, vice president of consumer experience at Anthem, to chat about ways the healthcare system can evolve to meet the needs of today’s consumers.
In March 2016, Anthem’s Chief Information Officer Tom Miller and his colleagues launched the Anthem Innovation Studio as a way to push the company forward in areas like mobile care, the internet of things and digital. One year later, the Innovation Studio is up and running, working to find ways to make healthcare more consumer friendly.
Tim Skeen, vice president of marketplace solutions at Anthem, discusses how interoperability will help advance the successful adoption and implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Earlier this year, Anthem, Inc. launched the Anthem Innovation Studio – a technology hub whose mission includes enhancing the consumer health experience, improving healthcare quality and lowering overall healthcare costs.
STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES TO BE SMOKE FREE
When the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a nationwide smoke-free policy for all public housing locations, the Anthem Foundation realized there was an opportunity to support an important health effort and partnered with the American Lung Association to provide programs and resources.
COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS TO SUPPORT THOSE AFFECTED BY CANCER
As the way we treat cancer has evolved and become more personalized, payers, providers, and cancer care professionals have had to take a fresh look at the tools and resources we provide to those we serve who are managing cancer. That’s why Anthem teamed up with nonprofits, academics, pharmaceutical companies, and other organizations to create the resources featured in Stronger Together.
FROM THE WRIGHT BROTHERS TO FIGHTER JETS: A KEY LESSON FOR VALUE-BASED POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT
Effectively utilizing patient health data in delivering care is becoming increasingly important as more healthcare providers are adopting value-based population health management models. One challenge I see with this shift is that the demands of delivering VBPHM make it impossible for any provider to implement this model of care without the proper tools.
TEAMS MAKE VALUE-BASED POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT POSSIBLE
As a cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, I was trained to understand the impact that a team of high performing individuals can have on outcomes in care delivery. Each member of the team brought subject matter expertise and personal commitment that drove superior results. The same is true in the case of value-based population health.