Innovations in Health Information Technology

November 2005 

An in-depth report on health insurance plans' latest IT solutions in areas such as e-prescribing, digital radiology, online decision support, electronic health records (EHRs), and personal health records (PHRs).

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Report by Topic

  1. Tools to Improve Disease Management and Case Management 
  2. E-Prescribing 
  3. Decision Support Tools for Consumers and Health Care Practitioners 
  4. e-Visits with Physicians
    (see also p. 37)
  5. Digital Radiology
    (see also p. 38)
  6. Online Referrals, Authorizations, and Admissions 
  7. System Integration 
  8. Personal Health Records and Electronic Health Records 

Report by Company


Assurant Health 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida and Humana Inc. 

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Neighborhood Health Plan, Tufts Health Plan 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota 

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, First Plan of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Medica, Metropolitan Health Plan, PreferredOne, and UCare Minnesota 

Blue Shield of California 

Capital District Physicians' Health Plan (CDPHP) 


Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield 

Excellus BlueCross BlueShield 

Fallon Community Health Plan 

Group Health Cooperative 

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care 

Health Alliance Plan 

Health Alliance Plan and Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan 

Health Care Service Corporation 

Health First 

Health Net 

Health Plan of Nevada 


HIP Health Plan 

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey 

Humana Inc. 

Kaiser Permanente 

Neighborhood Health Plan 

Shared HealthTM, a subsidiary of BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee 

Tufts Health Plan 


WellPoint, Inc.