Blue Health Intelligence appoints Chris Birkmeyer as Head of Product Strategy


Veteran operational leader to guide the development of transformational SaaS and DaaS products

CHICAGO, August 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Health Intelligence® (BHI®), a leading healthcare data and analytics company, has named Chris Birkmeyer, MS, as senior vice president of product strategy. Birkmeyer will lead BHI’s strategic product roadmap and expand and strengthen the company’s broad portfolio of analytical products and services.

A recognized leader in scaling transformative healthcare solutions, Birkmeyer brings extensive expertise in data and analytics, data science, outcome analysis and software development to BHI. He will advance the development of innovative solutions that enable customers to show their value to employers, break down barriers to healthcare and support value-based care.

“Chris’ expertise in provider and health plan analysis, insight and leadership is invaluable to BHI,” said BHI CEO, Bob Darin. “I look forward to working together to innovate and differentiate our product offerings to meet the ever-changing needs of our customers.”

Birkmeyer will lead BHI’s product roadmap and delivery, supporting vendor performance measurement, transparency and reimbursement analytics, and health equity analytics solutions. His work will also inform the evolution of BHI’s data delivery platform, aimed at giving customers access to the most comprehensive health datasets in the industry.

Prior to joining BHI, Birkmeyer was COO of ArborMetrix, a software and data science company that turns data into clinically rich insights. He also served as Executive Vice President of Analytics and Products at SCIO Health Analytics, a provider of healthcare analytics and performance optimization solutions for payers, as well as Chief Information Officer at Health Dialog, a provider of personalized population health solutions.

Birkmeyer holds a master’s degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from Dartmouth College and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Connecticut.

“I’m excited to leverage our incredible data to create value for BHI customers,” said Birkmeyer. “This is a great opportunity to work with a talented team using advanced analytics and machine learning to help solve challenging health issues.”

About Blue Health Intelligence

Blue Health Intelligence enables health plans, providers, employers and life science organizations to drive innovation and achieve measurable results. With access to the most comprehensive and trusted data and analytics in the industry, BHI helps healthcare organizations gain insights to inform strategic decisions, support value-based care and advance the health equity.

BHI is the trade name of Health Intelligence Company LLC, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. For more information, visit

SOURCE Blue Health Intelligence


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