Fierce Healthcare February 27, 2024
Paige Minemyer

LOS ANGELES—Highmark is teaming up with Epic and Google Cloud to improve the flow of data between payers and providers to enhance care coordination and drive better outcomes.

The goal, the insurer said, is to arm providers with the most valuable data at the point of care, enabling them to improve patient outcomes and close critical care gaps.

“We really need better ways to get the right information in front of the clinicians at the right time,” Richard Clarke, Ph.D., senior vice president and chief analytics officer for Highmark Health, told Fierce Healthcare.

Epic’s Payer Platform allows for “bidirectional” data sharing between the payer and the provider, he said, and Google Cloud’s technology makes it flexible enough to connect...

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