Tanya Arthur joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) in 2020 as Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
As an innovative senior executive and strategist with a track record of collaborating to accelerate transformation, Tanya leads Blue KC’s technology strategies to improve member experience, reduce costs, increase quality and accelerate productivity.
Tanya leads the modernization of Blue KC’s technology infrastructure and is enhancing the use of data and analytics to provide actionable insights. She has extensive experience directing large transformational initiatives, specifically in the areas of population health, care management, and artificial intelligence solutions to optimize care delivery.
Tanya embraces digital transformation as a strategy to drive quality, growth and performance. Her approach to digital integration and virtual health focuses on the intersection of people, process and technology to achieve meaningful outcomes.
Prior to joining Blue KC, Tanya was the Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer at Summa Health System, an integrated healthcare delivery system that operates in the Medicare Advantage, ACA individual exchanges, and commercial group segments.
Prior to Summa, Tanya served in senior leadership roles at Catholic Health Initiatives, the third largest health system in the U.S.
Tanya is passionate about giving back to the community, particularly in the areas of STEM education, mentoring women in technology, and diversity. She currently serves on the Akron Urban League and Involta Advisory Boards. She previously served on the boards of First Tee of Akron, Habitat for Humanity, and Akron Public Schools Tech and Innovation Advisory Board.
Tanya received a Bachelor of Science in biology from Creighton University and Master’s in Computer Information Systems from Bellevue University.