The four-state Regence Group of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans will consolidate its computer data center in Salt Lake City.

The Regence Group's mainframe computers will be housed at the new headquarters of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah. The move is an attempt to streamline and consolidate service.Centers in Portland, Tacoma,eattle and Lewiston, Idaho, will be consolidated at the Utah Center. The firms employ about 800 information technology personnel, with about 131 in Utah. A handful of the Utah jobs will be lost over time through attrition and retirement, said Cyndi Bemis, Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Utah spokeswoman.