Christine Blidy

by Jasmine Phiri

September 13, 2021

Senior Manager, Services and Solutions,
Gray Matter Analytics

Christine Blidy is a seasoned healthcare executive with over 25 years of experience and a proven track record of professional excellence. Christine’s expertise includes the identification and implementation of innovative approaches to workflow, resource allocation, revenue management, cost control, performance improvement, value-based care and system redesign.

As Senior Manager, Services and Solutions at Gray Matter Analytics, Christine provides expertise and guidance that enable the transformation of healthcare organizations into data and insights-driven enterprises.

Throughout her career, Christine has worked closely with many different types of healthcare organizations across the continuum of care. These include physician practices, behavioral health clinics, post-acute care entities, rural hospitals, large integrated health systems, IPAs, ACOs and multi-market health plans. Most recently she served as a regional executive responsible for an outcome and incentive-based, population health program funded by NYS and CMS.

Christine brings an in-depth understanding of the day-to-day challenges and detailed activities that are necessary to be successful in both the provider and health plan environments, while keeping the big picture and desired outcomes at the forefront of every project.

Christine holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Economics from Empire State College and an associate’s degree in Health Information Management from Alfred State.

Areas of Expertise:
• Health Plan, Provider and Health System Operations
• Revenue Cycle – Health Information Management, Patient Access, Patient Accounts,
Charge Master, Payer Denial and Appeals
• Complex Healthcare Analytics and Financial Modeling
• Provider Network Development, Negotiation, Contracting and Operations
• Value-Based Payment and Contracting
• Outcomes-Based Provider Incentive Programs
• Revenue Management and Optimization
• Cost Savings Identification