Anthem Blue Cross joins AI for Health affiliation as founder member


Anthem Blue Cross is joining the AI for Health affiliation program as the initial founding member, the insurance giant said in a statement on Wednesday.

The AI for Health is a corporate affiliates program within the Stanford Department of Computer Science. The collaboration will utilize healthcare data to develop AI algorithms for Anthem Blue Cross and affiliated health plans in Colorado, Connecticut, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Anthem Blue Cross will collaborate with Stanford to fund research on how artificial intelligence algorithms and systems can advance healthcare administration, healthcare delivery, and wellness, says the company.

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