BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Selects Care Team Connect’s Population Management Platform to Power Its Statewide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program

Care Team Connect will enable BlueCross and participating providers to collaborate on patient care; streamline existing Patient-Centered Medical Home programs to a single platform

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Selects Care Team Connect’s Population Management Platform to Power Its Statewide Patient-Centered Medical Home Program

Care Team ConnectAnu Jayaraman, 773.897.0711

Care Team Connect (CTC), the leading provider of care management platforms to power innovative population health strategies, announced today that its population health management platform was selected by BlueCross® BlueShield® of Tennessee. Care Team Connect’s secure, web-based platform will be used by provider-based care coordinators across the state to help improve overall quality of care while also reducing costs.

In addition to enhancing patient care for Medical Homes, the platform will also enable BlueCross to streamline its Pay for Performance (P4P) programs. Care Team Connect will enable BlueCross to measure, monitor, and manage performance against a core set of measures.

“Care Team Connect’s end-to-end care management solution truly stands apart in the population health management space with its ability to drive action by leveraging both payer and provider data. Additionally, CTC’s platform enables us to share data and collaborate with our providers in real time,” said Christy Vitulli, vice president of provider networks at BlueCross. “CTC’s workflow management and coordinated care capabilities have already demonstrated success with providers in Tennessee and beyond, which further validated our selection.”

Care Team Connect’s solution integrates numerous data sources, including traditional claims data and real-time data from EMRs, hospitals and pharmacies, to power the workflow across the care continuum to support newer care and payment models.

“BlueCross is continually adopting new and innovative ways to work collaboratively with their provider partners and we are excited to be the chosen platform for their programs,” said Ben Albert, CEO and founder of Care Team Connect. “Our platform is built to support the evolving needs of population health management and we look forward to supporting the providers across the state of Tennessee.”

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee’s mission is to provide its customers and communities with peace of mind through affordable solutions for health and healing, life and living. Founded in 1945, the Chattanooga-based company is focused on reinventing the health plan for its more than 3 million members in Tennessee and across the country. Through its integrated health management approach, BlueCross provides patient-centric products and services that drive health improvement and positively impact health care quality and value. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Inc. is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit the company's website at .

Care Team Connect’s (CTC) integrated care management platform powers innovative population health strategies. By integrating data from disparate health systems, our secure, web-based platform powers workflow across the care continuum via a shared, patient-centric care plan. Care Team Connect enables Accountable Care Organization, preventable hospital readmission, Patient-Centered Medical Home, and payer care coordination programs to identify and manage targeted patient populations by risk, payer, condition, and care setting. To learn more, visit .