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May 17th, 2018 | Pharmacy Pearls

This edition of Pharmacy Pearls presents an equivalent dose chart for those providers wishing to switch patients from Lyrica to gabapentin to save patients money. Additionally, it contains information about the incidence of reactions to the Shingrix vaccine, information about the costs of different testosterone dosage forms, and an update about a new follow-on rapid-acting…

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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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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

The Center for Community Health and Prevention presents three Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards which serve to recognize individuals “who have made significant contributions to community health in the greater Rochester region through research, education, clinical services and service efforts”. This year’s recipient in the Junior Faculty Award category was our own Dr….

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May 7th, 2018 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

Each year, the Rochester Business Journal selects a panel of medical providers and allied health professionals to recognize for making a significant impact on health care in the Greater Rochester Area. This year, AHP’s own Matt Devine was chosen as a recipient in the Physician category. Dr. Devine has served in the role of Medical…

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May 1st, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Join Lifespan on May 21st to learn more about home-based primary care from Dr. Mindy Fain at the Rocco M. Vivenzio MD Memorial Symposium. The event is free, but please RSVP. Event details are below. This event is sponsored by UR Medicine, UR Medicine Home Care, and the UR Medicine Geriatrics Group. Come out to…

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