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July 31st, 2019 | Network News

In this month’s population health update, the network remains steady in pediatric and adult acute measures and is trending up in adult preventive measures. Adult disease management is trending down so far this year, driven by an increase to the 90th percentile threshold for many measures in this category. Looking for help to improve your…

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July 31st, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition from NCQA delivers many benefits to primary care practices, and for a limited time free consulting is available to assist practices with achieving recognition. Common Ground Health contracted with New York State to deliver PCMH technical assistance through January 31, 2019, but practices can expect Common Ground’s support through March 31,…

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July 31st, 2019 | 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 news about changes to Arcadia measure definitions and an important security…

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July 31st, 2019 | Network News

The 2019 Care Management will be held on Friday, September 6th in the Class of 62 Auditorium, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. This year’s event will focus on the topic “Transitions of Care: Cultivating Teamwork, Enhancing Communication.” The event’s morning session centers around teamwork across various health care settings, and…

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July 31st, 2019 | Network News

Our clinical pharmacy team is working on scheduling on-site practice visits with primary care providers as part of AHP’s new Pharmacy Outreach Service. During these visits, our pharmacists offer up-to-date, objective evidence focusing on outpatient medication management topics. Scheduled based on provider convenience, these interactive visits are from ten to thirty minutes long and can…

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July 31st, 2019 | Network News

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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June 27th, 2019 | Network News

We are pleased to announce that AHP has earned gainsharing under our 2018 payer contracts, which we will soon be sharing with you, our network partners. Due to the efforts of AHP providers to deliver high-quality and efficient clinical care, our network succeeded in achieving outstanding performance on quality measures while creating value for the…

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June 27th, 2019 | Network News

The Board of Managers is the governance body that makes the major decisions facing the network and helps set the organization’s strategic direction. Elected to represent the interests of providers, these new members recently joined the board: Jonathan Lawrence, MHA, FACHE is the President and CEO of Arnot Health. Representing the Arnot Ogden Medical Center,…

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June 27th, 2019 | Network News

AHP Is hosting its next breakfast meeting for practice managers, billing, and front end staff on Tuesday, August 6th from 8:00am – 9:30am. The event will take place in Conference Room 265A and B, 135 Corporate Woods, Rochester, NY, 14623. If a drive to Rochester is impractical, consider attending the Southern Tier Regional Practice Manager…

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June 27th, 2019 | Network News

AHP’s vaccine buying group partner Atlantic Health Partners recently announced that Sanofi Pasteur flu vaccine shipments for this upcoming flu season will start around three to four weeks behind the manufacturer’s original commitments due to FDA delays in selecting this season’s influenza strain for the vaccine. Providers contracted with Atlantic Health Partners for Sanofi flu…

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