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June 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

AHP’s very own CEO, Dr. Bob McCann, will be leading Highland Hospital’s Grand Round series on June 12, 2018. The topic will be “Improving Value in Healthcare: National and Local Trends”. Dr. McCann’s talk will begin at 7:30 am in the Collins Auditorium.

June 7th, 2018 | Clinical Connections

In the July edition of AHP5 we anticipate being able to share early performance data relating to some of our initiatives such as our reduction in ordering unnecessary Vitamin D testing and reduction in Heart Failure admissions. There has been tremendous feedback and engagement around all of the initiatives that we have launched across the…

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June 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

Do you have a patient covered by the UR Employee Health Plan that may be in need of a mental health referral? Eligible employees and their dependents over the age of eighteen have access to Behavioral Health Partners’ (BHP) services to address depression, anxiety, and stress. BHP therapists work collaboratively with referring physicians throughout a…

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June 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

With the launch of the SPRINT performance enhancement opportunity, centered largely around increasing access for well care visits within our Medicaid population, we have seen excellent work being carried out across the network and heard terrific feedback about how useful this approach has been for their practices. We have until June 30, 2018 to close…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

As you may have read in the most recent issue of AHP5 or heard at the March Clinical Grand Rounds event, AHP is encouraging providers to switch patients covered under certain health plans to the newly available generic inhaler, fluticasone/salmeterol RespiClick. Many AHP providers have taken action to make that change for patients but have…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

This month we have a guest contributor, Dustin Maracle, from the Lattimore Physical Therapy and Sports Rehabilitation Network, one of our newly added specialty practices to the network. If you would like to be a guest contributor to AHP5 please email Melissa Claybaugh. Physical Therapy and its Role in our Healthcare System My name is…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

Recently, UR Medicine’s Graduate Medical Education program was one of eight innovator sites across the country to be selected by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education to design new ways to integrate quality, safety, value and systems change into graduate training for our residents and fellows. To assist in this endeavor, and build upon…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

As we have previously announced, AHP has assembled a multi-disciplinary team with the medical center, as well as community provider and health agency input, to build upon the successes and lessons learned from the Medicare Fee for Service Bundle Heart Failure program. This group has created a new heart failure initiative based in the primary…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

In last month’s edition of the AHP5 we recapped the content of AHP’s Clinical Grand Rounds that occurred on March 29th. This month we would like to share the feedback we received from those who attended the event and completed our survey. In terms of the overall rating of the meeting, 53% rated the meeting…

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

In an effort to better serve our network, and in response to recommendations from our PCP Advisory and Specialist Advisory Committees, AHP assembled a task force to create lipid screening and management guidelines. These guidelines concisely synthesizes the currently available evidence and recommendations and include cost considerations. For example, did you know that for the…

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