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June 2nd, 2017 | Clinical Connections

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Primary care practices participating in AHP gain sharing contracts can expect to receive their first quarter 2017 payments via postal mail in mid-June. Clinical integration payments are intended to compensate PCPs for actively supporting AHP’s clinical integration activities such as utilizing the Arcadia Analytics dashboard and participating in patient satisfaction surveying through Press Ganey.  Clinical…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

AHP is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Jean Shipley, MD to our team as Pediatric Medical Director.  Dr. Shipley will work in a part-time capacity at AHP while continuing to see patients at the Panorama Pediatric Group.  Prior to joining the team, Dr. Shipley volunteered as co-chair of AHP’s Pediatric PCP Advisory Committee…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

As you’ve seen splashed across the headlines recently, organizations both around the world and in our backyard have seen a significant uptick in ransomware attacks. These cyberattacks are committed by criminals who exploit network weaknesses to deploy malicious software that encrypts the contents of the computer and any servers to which that computer is networked….

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

The Arcadia Connection is a recurring feature in Network News that keeps you up to date with news about the Arcadia Analytics Dashboard and connects you with information about workflow improvements and best practices that improve measure performance. Last month, we reviewed how to sort and filter the rows in reports. This month, we’d like…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Certified Practice Facilitator Linda Franke conducts monthly learning collaboratives that support provider office staff professional and skill development. The goal for these meetings is to have a place where practice representatives can bring questions or issues they have to a group that understands where they are coming from….and is likely experiencing the same thing. Meeting…

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May 8th, 2017 | Clinical Connections

by Matt Devine, D.O. Below is a list of some of the 2017 key initiatives that are underway at AHP: Expanding Care Management resources for AHP’s primary care practices Providing Behavioral Health resources and support to AHP practices Finalizing an AHP/Excellus Medicaid ACQA contract. We have welcomed UR Medicine’s Safety Net practices to AHP and…

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May 8th, 2017 | Clinical Connections

Since last year’s highly publicized price hike, several new epinephrine auto-injector products have come to market, including a branded-generic of Mylan’s EpiPen. Brand and branded-generic EpiPen are both manufactured by Mylan, who proclaims on its website “the device functionality and drug formulation are identical to the branded medicine”. Product Name – – AWP* – –…

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May 8th, 2017 | Clinical Connections

by John D. Bisognano, MD, PhD The Sunshine Act and Open Payments Data During my presentation at Clinical Grand Rounds I talked about the “Physician Payment Sunshine Act”, enacted in 2010 and designed to increase transparency around the financial relationships between physicians, teaching hospitals, and manufacturers of drugs, medical devices and biologics. If you would…

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May 8th, 2017 | Clinical Connections

by Daryl Sharp, PhD, RN, FAAN A key care management priority for 2017 is to support behavioral health integration with primary care practices across our network. To this end, we have formed a behavioral health integration (BHI) team which aims to implement BHI strategies according to a menu of options. George Nasra, MD, MBA, Division…

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