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Blue Shield of California Announces HungChing Chan as Vice President of Enterprise Analytics and Informatics

SAN FRANCISCO (May 18, 2017) --- HungChing Chan has joined Blue Shield of California as vice president of Enterprise Analytics and Informatics. She will be responsible for advancing the analytics and informatics program across the enterprise, enabling the nonprofit health plan to increase efficiency, mitigate risk, identify medical cost savings opportunities and spur growth.

Chan has more than 25 years of health care analytics experience. She most recently served as vice president of Analytics and Health Care Economics at UnitedHealth Group, where she led a team of researchers and analysts responsible for using data and analytics to drive the clinical improvement and medical cost reduction for Amil, Brazil’s largest health plan. She also served as vice president of Medical Informatics Consulting at Optum – a UnitedHealth Group company – where she led clinical and pharmacy analytics consulting, and OptumHealth business process outsource (BPO) analytics.

“HungChing has consistently demonstrated outstanding performance execution and high standards of excellence,” said Michael Mathias, senior vice president and chief information officer at Blue Shield of California. “Her addition to Blue Shield affirms our commitment to advanced analytics at an enterprise level.” Chan will report to Mathias.

“Blue Shield is committed to providing acess to quality, affordable health care for all,” said Chan. “I’m thrilled to work alongside my colleagues to improve the health plan’s digital and data solutiions to help advance that mission.

Chan earned her Ph.D. candidacy in Health Service Research, Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota. She holds a master’s in Health Services Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Public Health from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

Background on Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California, an independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $17 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in San Francisco, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare health care service plans in California. The company’s mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality care at an affordable price. Blue Shield has contributed more than $450 million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002. Contact your local agent or broker about Blue Shield of California products and services, or visit