Dijuana Lewis, president and CEO, Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit, WellPoint, Inc.

September 1, 2008

WellPoint's Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit provides an industry best practice in population-based healthcare management through its 360-degree Health programs.

Dijuana Lewis
President and CEO
Comprehensive Health Solutions Business Unit
WellPoint, Inc.
North Haven, Conn.

Members with asthma reported increased adherence to their medication by about 1% to 5% and compliance with their asthma action plan of 3 to 9% over two years. Members with coronary artery disease (CAD) showed increased compliance of their disease-related medications by 1% to 4% and improved their blood pressure control by 3% to 6%. As of January 2008, 360° Health DM programs contributed to a 15% decrease in emergency room visits, 5% in inpatient admissions and a 7% drop in inpatient days.

Lewis received a B.S. degree in quantitative business analysis from Indiana State University and an MBA degree from Wesleyan University in Indiana. She is responsible for the Pay for Performance Hospital Quality Program at Anthem (prior to its merger with WellPoint) in the late 1990s.