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Blue Shield, Anthem launch patient-records portal
Los Angeles Daily News

Two California insurers announced Tuesday that they are partnering for an ambitious project to establish one of the nation’s largest health information exchanges, an effort they hope will reduce duplication and improve patient outcomes.

The not-for-profit Blue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross, a subsidiary of private insurance giant WellPoint, announced the formation of the California Integrated Data Exchange, a medical-sharing portal covering 9 million plan members.