Intelimedix Taps Michael Newman as Chief Informatics Officer

Former Blue Cross and Blue Shield Executive to Lead Development, Implementation of Healthcare Informatics Solutions

LAKELAND, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intelimedix, a leader in business intelligence for the healthcare insurance industry, today announced it tapped Michael A. Newman to lead the company’s latest initiative in healthcare informatics and expand its executive leadership team.

Former Vice President of Medical Informatics at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (BCBSF), which serves more than 4.1 million members, Newman also served on the Intelimedix Board of Directors for three years. He joins the Intelimedix executive team as it focuses on helping health plans address healthcare affordability, cost containment, and improving quality of care in the emerging retail and traditional marketplaces.

“At BCBSF, Mike played a strategic role in the development of medical informatics infrastructure and analytical capabilities that enabled critical business processes. He is a proven leader from an outstanding company who brings hands-on experience and a unique perspective as both customer and director of Intelimedix. On behalf of our team, I am proud to welcome Mike to the company. He deepens our talent and broadens our expertise,” said Joel Portice, Intelimedix president and CEO.

Intelimedix achieved triple-digit growth in 2010 by successfully collaborating with multiple health plans throughout the country. Responding to customer needs, Intelimedix introduced its Tru:Solutions™ suite. Collectively, the solutions leapfrog the standard restrictions on data mining and analysis, enabling users to generate more accurate and precise data for more meaningful business insights and better decision making. Tru:Solutions provides business intelligence to healthcare plans to help payers increase client retention, improve care quality and control costs.

“I look forward to leveraging my expertise to further integrate analytics, predictive modeling and clinical measurement into the Intelimedix technology infrastructure to help our clients serve their customers in terms of improved care and financial performance in this exciting, dynamic marketplace,” added Newman.

Before joining BCBSF, Newman served as Corporate Vice President of Medical Informatics at Health Net Inc., consulted large employers while at Deloitte & Touche and led clinically centric analytic teams at provider-owned and publicly owned organizations.


Intelimedix is a business intelligence leader that delivers actionable healthcare informatics for unprecedented cost savings and quality of care. Its proprietary technology leads the industry in flexibility, speed, accuracy and business value. Its advances in workflow automation, enterprise architecture and customer relationship management have made it a thought leader to follow. Intelimedix is a privately held company that has strategic investment from a consortium of Blue Cross and Blue Shield licensees called BP Informatics, LLC. More information is available at


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