CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee today announced that it made this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the top technology innovators in the U.S. This is the second consecutive year BlueCross earned a spot on the list, which can be found at www.informationweek.com/500/.

BlueCross was honored for its member 360 dashboard, which helps consumer advisors provide better service by integrating multiple data sources and applications in real-time. The dashboard, developed in partnership with BlueCross’ service divisions, allows representatives to easily access a member’s medical, dental and pharmacy claims alongside benefits details and case management information on a single screen.

“We’re proud to be recognized again this year as an industry leader in innovative business technology,” said Nick Coussoule, senior vice president and chief information officer for BlueCross. “The member 360 dashboard is another example of how we’re working closely with our business team and leveraging technology to continuously improve service for our 3 million members.”

“The theme of this year’s InformationWeek 500 is digital business. It’s a movement, rooted in data analytics, mobile computer, social networking and other customer-focused technologies that are turning companies and industries on their ear,” said InformationWeek Editor In Chief Rob Preston. “Every enterprise is now a digital business – or needs to become one fast. The organizations in our ranking are leading the way.”

InformationWeek identifies and honors the nation’s most innovative users of information technology with its annual InformationWeek 500 listing, and also tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country. Past overall winners include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, PACCAR Inc., The Vanguard Group, CME Group, National Semiconductor, Con-Way, and Principal Financial Group. Unique among corporate rankings, the InformationWeek 500 spotlights the power of innovation in information technology.

Additional details on the InformationWeek 500 can be found online at www.informationweek.com/500/.

About BlueCross®

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 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 (BCBSA). BCBSA is an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans. For more information, visit the company’s website at bcbst.com.

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