by Jasmine Phiri
March 18, 2020
Principal Business Analytics Consultant, BlueCrossBlueShield of Tennessee
Brenda McCommon is a Principle Business Analytics Consultant on the Identification and Stratification (IDSTRAT) Team, an area within the Information Delivery division at BlueCross BlueShield of TN (BCBST). Brenda’s current responsibilities support internal business stakeholders in the development and implementation of programs that improve the health and wellbeing of our members. BCBST’s Integrative IDSTRAT Process continuously monitors data, identifying problems and recommending strategies to internal stakeholders to address opportunities for improvement with the goal of improved health outcomes and maximize member engagement for our Care Management Programs.
Brenda first joined BCBST in 1996 as a Preservice Nurse in the Medicaid Division. Her career at BCBST for the past 22 years has been in leading and directing medical management teams for the various lines of business (Medicaid, Medicare and Commercial) before joining the Information Delivery Division in 2011. Brenda brings extensive knowledge of the BCBST Utilization Management, Case Management and Disease management programs and trains all BCBST Clinicians on the value that informatics brings to them as a Case Manager.
Brenda graduated from Tennessee State University in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Brenda is certified as a Medical Management Associate through AHIP since 2011. She has been a Certified Case Manager since 2000 and is an active member of the Case Management Society of America.