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July 12th, 2019 | Pharmacy Pearls

This edition of Pharmacy Pearls reviews the available epinephrine injector options for the treatment of anaphylaxis. There are several devices available (both brand and generic), and the cost to patients can vary greatly. In addition to information regarding differences in the devices and an update on the nationwide shortage of brand EpiPen, the take away…

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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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June 27th, 2019 | Network News

Recently approved for participation, these providers join their colleagues in our network dedicated to transforming for the better delivery of health care in our community: Desiree Albert MD – Rochester Eye Associates – Ophthalmology Michelle Cook MD – Long Pond Pediatrics – Pediatrics Paul Hanlon OD – Cornerstone Eye Associates – Optometry James Beisheim OD…

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June 24th, 2019 | Pharmacy Pearls

This edition of Pharmacy Pearls highlights the availability of several generic maintenance inhalers now on the market and how to ensure patients get the least expensive formulation at the pharmacy. The goal is to increase patient access to these inhalers, so we encourage the use of the generics whenever possible and Symbicort when the generics…

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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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