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May 30th, 2019 | Network News

The population health dashboard returns to Network News now that Arcadia has been populated with our 2019 measures and benchmarks. Due to some data issues impacting our pediatric measures, this month’s dashboard features adult measures only. Providers can expect the pediatric measures to return in next month’s population health dashboard. In this month’s population health…

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May 30th, 2019 | Network News

AHP will be distributing clinical integration payments for the first quarter of 2019 to contract-participating, community PCPs in June. Based on a provider’s member attribution under an AHP gain sharing contract, these payments are provided to support provider efforts to advance AHP’s clinical integration initiatives. Checks are scheduled to be mailed in the first week…

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May 30th, 2019 | Network News

AHP Medical Director Dr. Matt Devine and his daughter Hannah appeared recently on WROC Channel 8 to talk about the many benefits of good sleep, exercise and screen time habits. “The biggest thing is trying to decrease childhood obesity which leads to all kinds of other long-standing chronic illnesses,” Dr. Devine said. “In addition, thinking…

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May 30th, 2019 | Network News

AHP welcomes Cristy Houde as our new Director of Information Technology. Prior to joining AHP, she served as IT Manager of Application Systems at Rochester Regional Health where she was responsible for HIM applications, the HIM Epic Analyst team and Electronic Content Management team. Cristy has extensive experience working in various technical and leadership roles…

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May 30th, 2019 | Network News

Highland Hospital’s Department of Family Medicine is sponsoring an additional free course on the treatment of opioid use disorder. This course was designed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and can be taken by any physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant who works with patients with opioid use disorder and who wishes to obtain…

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April 29th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

With more than 1.6 million members across New York State, Fidelis Care has become an important payer in our region. Primary and specialty care providers can have access to both this growing patient population and enhanced rates by opting into AHP’s Fidelis fee-for-service contract. Participation is optional, and providers must opt-in to receive the enhanced…

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April 29th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

One of the quality measures AHP’s Optimization Team focused on in 2018 was fall risk. Since the fall risk measure is one that relies heavily on correct documentation, our IT Project Director Elizabeth Sharp, worked with six pilot practices to develop EMR-specific templates that would accurately capture when a fall risk assessment was done. The…

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April 29th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Data coordination began at AHP in 2018 with the goal of supporting community-based primary care practices with closing gaps in care by providing access to data residing in the EMR or Arcadia dashboard for clinicians and other team members to act on.  Pre-visit planning, outreach efforts and measure-specific reporting are all supported by data coordination…

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April 29th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Since 2014 AHP has partnered with Atlantic Health Partners, the nation’s leading vaccine-buying group, to offer community-based PCPs and Ob-Gyn practices the most favorable vaccine prices along with excellent support and service. Through this exclusive program, practices are also eligible for quarterly and annual rebates that further lower practices’ vaccine costs. Atlantic works directly with…

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April 29th, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic Join URMC’s Center for Community Health & Prevention at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 2 for an engaging and educational presentation and discussion around human papillomavirus (HPV), cervical cancer and the importance of prevention through vaccination. This free event is co-sponsored by WXXI Second Opinion and Wilmot Cancer Institute. The…

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