Dr. Carole Redding Flamm, Executive Medical Director for the Office of Clinical Affairs at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), a national federation of 37 independent, locally operator Blue Cross and Blue Shield Companies, will speak at the Bupa Summit which is part of the 8th World Medical Tourism & Global Healthcare Congress taking place September 27 – 30 in Orlando, FL.
Dr. Flamm received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a master’s degree in public health from Harvard. She completed her undergraduate studies summa cum laude at the University of Virginia. She finished her fellowship in clinical epidemiology and health services research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She is board-certified in diagnostic radiology and was an instructor in radiology at Harvard Medical Scholl and an associate in radiology at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.
In her role at BCBSA, Dr. Flamm provides leadership and strategic direction in developing programs to evaluate and improve the quality of care for members and thought collaboration with BCBS companies. She directs the Center for Clinical Value and provides clinical leadership for the Blue Distinction Specialty Care Program, which is a national designation program that recognizes hospitals that demonstrate expertise in delivering quality specialty care. Previously, Dr. Flam was Associate Director of BCBSA’s Technology Evaluation Center (TEC), which conducts systematic reviews of medical literature and provides leadership in evidence-based decision-making for new medical technologies.