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January 23rd, 2019 | Network NewsNews

At the end of 2018 we took a comparative look at how we were performing on our contracted measures in relation to the close of 2017. Of note, we have a slight downward trend across the network within our pediatric preventive measures. Childhood immunizations are down by 1.75% from last year at this time, and…

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January 23rd, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Following more than 18 months of development work, leaders of St. Joseph’s Health in Syracuse, N.Y., and Accountable Health Partners today announced formation of a new organization to work with health systems across the state. Concordia Healthcare Network LLC is a super-clinically integrated network (CIN) created to help other health systems, hospitals and provider groups…

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January 23rd, 2019 | Network NewsNews

Please save the date for AHP’s next Clinical Grand Rounds scheduled for Thursday, March 28, 2019. The event will be held at the UR Alumni and Advancement Center at 300 East River Road, Rochester, NY from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. The meeting’s agenda is being finalized and will be included in the meeting invitation to…

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January 23rd, 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 concerns aggregate scoring availability in the platform pending 2019 measure updates. When…

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January 23rd, 2019 | Network NewsNews

As part of our ongoing commitment to offering providers care management resources that complement their efforts to deliver high quality patient care, AHP is pleased to announce the addition of three new social work members of our care management team: Emma Bocchino, MSW Emma Bocchino completed her Masters in Social Work through the Greater Rochester…

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January 23rd, 2019 | Network NewsNews

AHP’s Lead Initiative launched in March 2018 with the goal of improving lead screening rates and providing education and resources around early detection, intervention and monitoring of every child that has an elevated blood lead level. In late 2017, Virdee Medical Group began doing in-office point-of-care testing for lead and hemoglobin at both of their…

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January 17th, 2019 | Clinical ConnectionsNetwork NewsNews

As a follow-up to AHP’s LARC Training in December, we’d like to invite you to chat with the Hoekelman Center’s resident LARC expert: Katherine Greenberg, MD, Director, Gender Health Services, Division of Adolescent Medicine, UR Medicine Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Greenberg will guide participants through an advanced discussion of Nexplanon use, management of common side…

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December 13th, 2018 | Network News

AHP PCPs participating in the network’s gain-sharing contracts can expect their third-quarter clinical integration payments to arrive in the mail in third week of December. Both AHP’s Excellus and MVP contracts provide for upfront payments to PCPs that support their efforts in meeting the quality goals that trigger gain sharing when we meet financial targets….

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December 13th, 2018 | Network News

Interested in seeing how your IT (Information Technology) systems rate? AHP is sponsoring 3rd party IT assessments to review IT security and effectiveness and make recommendations about improvements that would benefit your practice to a limited number of community based Primary Care Practices. To qualify you must be AHP PCP practice connected or soon to…

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December 13th, 2018 | Network News

We are pleased to announce that Jenny Radcliffe, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist has earned BCACP (Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacist) certification from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. Jenny’s certification follows months of studying, several years of practical experience (including pharmacy residency) and an extensive credentialing exam. Pharmacists earning their BCACP have the advanced knowledge and expertise…

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