Thursday, February 08, 2018
Your Health Insurance Plan Company News Quick Read-
Who's making news today?  Here is HCBD-Who'sIT!
Executive Index
by Company
Ms. Maggie Kane
A Place at the Table
Executive Director
Ms. Gail Koziara Boudreaux
Anthem, Inc.
Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Eugene (Gene) A. Woods
Atrium Health (formerly Carolinas HealthCare System)
President and Chief Executive Officer
Reagan Pruitt
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC)
Director of Brand Marketing and Management
Mr. G. Henry (Henry) Smith
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Senior Vice President and Chief-of-staff of the Commercial Operations
Mr. Kevin Woods
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
Memphis Market President
Mr. Moe Alkhafaji
Discovery Health Partners
Chief Information Officer
Kenneth (Ken) Vander Wal
Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST)
Chief Compliance Officer
Ms. Kili Chivers
i2i Population Health
Chief Growth Officer
Beth Waitzfelder PhD
Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Principal Investigator
Mr. Lou Gianquinto
Missouri Care, A WellCare Company
Mr. Prasad Garimella
Chief Operating Officer
Garry Carneal JD, MA
President and CEO
Eliot Siegel MD
Chief Quality Officer
Ms. Cora Tellez
Sterling Administration | Sterling HSA
Founder & CEO
Mr. Steven Tomer
Sterling Administration | Sterling HSA
Sales Director
Ronald F. Lopez M.D.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc.
Senior Medical Director
Company News Headlines
HIP News and Announcements      
Anthem, Inc. To Make $1,000 Contribution to 401(k) Accounts of More Than 58,000 Associates and Recent Retirees
“We are extremely grateful for all that they do on behalf of our more than 40 million consumers as well as the care providers and communities we serve. This new program is an opportunity for us to thank our associates and also ensure that they benefit from the recent changes to the U.S. tax code. It is our hope that, by contributing to our associates’ 401(k) plans, we are able to offer a program that will help them and their families now and in the future," said Ms. Gail Koziara Boudreaux , President and Chief Executive Officer, Anthem

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Blue Cross NC Commitment Supports A Place at the Table in Raleigh to Help Make Healthy Food Available and Affordable for All
“Community support is critical to our mission of providing fresh and healthy food options for all. People long for a community and a place to feel welcome. We are able to provide that sense of fellowship over food," said Ms. Maggie Kane , executive director, A Place at the Table

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AHIP Releases Initial Benchmark to Measure and Improve Industry’s Progress on Battling the Opioid Crisis
"We can’t truly measure our progress until we know where we’re starting. These initial results will help ensure we’re making a meaningful and measurable impact as we work hand-in-hand with hospitals, physicians, patients and their families to stop this epidemic," said Dr. Richard A. Bankowitz MD, MBA, FACP , Chief Medical Officer of AHIP

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AHIP Blog: Highmark Helps Members Prevent Diabetes at No Cost
“We’re committed to helping our members complete the program, achieve their goals and live a healthier lifestyle. That’s why we cover the diabetes prevention program at 100 percent as a preventive medical benefit with no member cost share," said Ms. Lori Hough , vice president of Clinical Care and Wellness for Highmark

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Softheon to sponsor second-annual Hackathon event at the Center of Wireless and Information Technology at Stony Brook University
Softheon , a proven leader in cloud-based health insurance exchange integration and remediation, will sponsor the second-annual Hack@CEWIT. New York State Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology will host its second-annual region-wide, interdisciplinary student hackathon, Hack@CEWIT.

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Cambia Grove Sprints into 2018 with Updates, Releases and Events
As Washington state’s only health care innovation hub, Cambia Health Solutions Grove bridges the gap between entrepreneurs and the traditional health care sector. The Cambia Grove is frequently asked how many health care startups are based in the region or how entrepreneurs can address the pressing issues of health care.

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Only One-Third of Patients Diagnosed with Depression Start Treatment, Kaiser Permanente Study Finds
“There was some older, more limited evidence that many people who are diagnosed with depression do not begin treatment, for reasons ranging from stigma to challenges accessing behavioral health services,” said Dr. Beth Waitzfelder PhD , lead author and investigator with the Kaiser Permanente Hawaii

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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Selects Woods as Memphis Market President
" Mr. Kevin Woods ’s background in workforce development and community service will inform our efforts to support Memphis businesses. He’s a trusted leader in the local community who will help us serve the evolving needs of our west Tennessee neighbors," said Mr. G. Henry Smith , chief marketing officer, BCBST

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WellCare: Missouri Care Names Dr. Ronald F. Lopez Senior Medical Director
" Dr. Ronald F. Lopez M.D. is an accomplished healthcare executive and a physician leader with broad experience in clinical medicine and healthcare delivery systems. He has significant experience building strong relationships between healthcare plans and providers that create a collaborative atmosphere, which helps create better health for our members and their communities," said Mr. Lou Gianquinto , president of Missouri Care

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Steven Tomer Joins Sterling as Sales Director on East Coast
"On behalf of the Sterling Administration Family, I welcome Mr. Steven Tomer , and am confident with his experience and broker relationships that he will greatly expand our footprint on the East Coast in this new role," said Ms. Cora Tellez , Sterling's CEO

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NAVIGATION - Other Sections in Today's HCBD-Who'sIT! Daily:
HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements
Solutions News and Announcements
HIP Industry Events

HIP Care Management and Well-Being Announcements    back to index
OneLegacy Announces Opening of California’s First Dedicated Transplant Recovery Center
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Solutions News and Announcements    back to index
i2i Population Health Launches New Payer Product
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Atrium Health Announced as Newest Chapter in Storied History of Carolinas HealthCare System
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LaunchPoint Corporation’s division Discovery Health Partners Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
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HIP Industry Events    back to index
RadSite Offers Complimentary Webinar on Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging
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