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July 26th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

In this month’s population health update AHP maintains both its upward trend for preventive and adult disease management categories and top percentile performance in the pediatric and adult acute measures. With the implementation of the AHP Care Management Platform (covered in our April Network News) and along with it the new diabetes care management protocol,…

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July 26th, 2018 | Arcadia ConnectionsNetwork News

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. This issue of Arcadia Connection includes information about how to close out of the Patient Summary view…

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July 26th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Lead Testing Webinar On Wednesday, August 15th from 12:15 to 1 pm please join AHP’s Pediatric Quality Improvement Team and Dr. Stanley Schaffer from the Western New York Lead Poisoning Resource Center for a webinar about unlikely sources of lead exposure, importance of childhood lead testing and how to make the most of point-of-care lead…

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July 26th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

CMS has released the Proposed Rule for 2019 Medicare Quality Payment Program, and the comment period will be open until September 10, 2018. Practices are encouraged to review the proposed rule and provide feedback to ensure that the perspective and needs of your practice are represented. Some of the key proposals for Year 3 of…

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June 28th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

In this month’s population health update AHP continues to maintain improvement in the preventive and adult disease management categories and top percentile performance in the pediatric and adult acute measures. With newly focused efforts on closing gaps for pediatric well care visits and lead screening, we hope to see the improvement trend for pediatrics preventive…

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June 28th, 2018 | Arcadia ConnectionsNetwork News

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. This issue of Arcadia Connection includes information about the release of the latest Arcadia upgrade and an…

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June 28th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

New York State Patient Centered Medical Home requirements were released in April of this year, and one of the measures that practices are talking about is the behavioral health screening. NCQA has required practices to screen for depression in past versions of PCMH, but NYS has added alcohol and substance use screening as core measures…

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June 28th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Early Detection of Toxic Childhood Lead Exposure AHP’s Lead Initiative focuses on improving lead screening rates for children ages 0 to 2. Building on successful models of point of care lead testing that currently exist in many of our primary care practices caring for children, AHP is removing barriers to implementing point of care testing…

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June 28th, 2018 | Network News

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: Lewis Giglia DPM – Eastside Podiatry – Podiatry John Turano DPM – Eastside Podiatry – Podiatry Adria Roberti-Miller, DO – Twelve Corners Pediatrics – Pediatrics Wail Tfankji, MD…

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June 7th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Navigating the EpiPen Shortage: The FDA has announced a manufacturing shortage of Mylan’s EpiPen and its authorized generic, epinephrine auto-injector. The shortage is expected to be “short-term” but an estimated resupply date has not been provided. Generic Adrenaclick is also in shortage, however details on the expected duration are not available. Despite ongoing shortages, patients…

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