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September 30th, 2019 | Network NewsPharmacy Pearls

With one in four patients reporting difficulty affording prescription medications, practice staff and clinicians are often engaged with patients faced with mediation access issues related to cost and affordability. The AHP Pharmacy team has created a tool for practices to use that includes an algorithm to identify strategies to help resolve cost issues by insurance…

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September 30th, 2019 | Network News

Invitations are out for AHP’s Fall Clinical Grand Rounds, which is scheduled for Wednesday, October 30, 2019. The event will be held at the UR Alumni and Advancement Center, with registration from 5-5:30pm, presentations from 5:30-7:00pm, and networking directly following. The agenda for this Grand Rounds includes: • Year in Review • Universal Depression Screening…

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September 30th, 2019 | Network News

Open enrollment for the 2020 University of Rochester benefit plan will be announced soon, and AHP practices should be prepared for UR employees to call and ask about your network participation. With AHP serving as the plan’s tier one network, 30,000 UR employees and their families will pay lower copays and/or deductibles when they keep…

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September 30th, 2019 | Network News

The Greater Rochester Quality Council invites you to attend their free event on October 8, 2019 at 8:30 am at the Class of ’62 Auditorium at URMC. Featuring the winners of the 2019 Health Care Performance Excellence Award, including teams from Highland Hospital, Trillium Health Rochester Regional Health and URMC, event attendees will learn more…

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September 30th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Recently approved for participation, these providers and practices join their colleagues in a network dedicated to transforming for the better delivery of health care in our community:

September 25th, 2019 | NewsPharmacy Pearls

Your AHP pharmacists would like to provide you with a follow-up to the pharmacy update released last week regarding ranitidine and NDMA. This past Monday, September 23, Sandoz Inc voluntarily recalled all generic ranitidine hydrochloride capsules (150mg and 300mg) in the U.S. at the consumer level due to the likely human carcinogen NDMA detected in…

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September 25th, 2019 | Pharmacy Pearls

This edition of Pharmacy Pearls gives an overview of the ACC/AHA Guideline on the Management of Heart Failure (HF) in adults. This guideline (last updated in 2013, with a focused update in 2017) focuses on evaluation and treatment of the HF patient (specifically for patients with reduced ejection fraction), as well as HF-associated comorbidities. The…

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September 20th, 2019 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

UR Medicine’s MyChart allows patients to view portions of their electronic medical record, including many test results. Currently, most results for tests and studies performed by UR Medicine Labs and Imaging are released via MyChart 24 hours after the result is posted as final. Pathology, pap smears and many types of advanced imaging (e.g., CT,…

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September 20th, 2019 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

The Monroe County Medical Society, Monroe County Department of Public Health and UR Medicine are sponsoring free buprenorphine waiver training on Thursday, September 26. Providers successfully completing the course will meet the requirement of the DATA 2000 to apply for a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine to opioid-dependent patients. Details about this free event are below….

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September 20th, 2019 | Clinical ConnectionsNews

On October 25th the URMC Department of Psychiatry, Division of Collaborative Care & Wellness Division will be hosting the 2019 Rochester Behavioral Health Annual Symposium, “The Economics of Behavioral Health Integration,” an event focused on the economic opportunities of integrating behavioral health into the medical setting. Open to physicians and multidisciplinary health care providers from…

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