Care Resources Line offers on-demand access to pharmacy and resourcing experts
How many times a day do you wish for more people and resources readily available to help you give your patients the complete care they need? Perhaps someone has behavioral health needs and you need assistance identifying available resources. Or a patient is having problems with medication or is experiencing transportation or housing issues that make it difficult to follow through on their care plan. Help is now just a phone call away with the Legacy Partner Solutions Care Resources Line. Read the whole story.
Quality Corner – LHP supports quality improvement with patient outreach and education
As a clinically integrated network, LHP brings providers together in collaborative work focused on improving health care quality, safety and patient outcomes. In about a month, you’ll have access to the 2019 Clinical Integration Education which offers improvement tactics and suggestions for PCPs, specialists, and practice administrators. Read the whole story and learn some tips you can put into practice today.
Preliminary 2018 scorecards coming your way
Your LHP Field Operations Adviser will soon be sending your practice a preliminary scorecard showing 2018 provider/practice measures performance. There is an appeals process (form on the LHP team site) if you believe LHP’s records are inaccurate. Read the whole story.
Don’t Miss a Beat: All Things AFib on March 7
Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 7, 6-8:30 p.m. when LHP Network cardiologists will speak about atrial fibrillation management including guidelines, anticoagulant therapy and updates in treatment. This Clinical Collaboration Series event will be held at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Drs. Sandeep Garg, Benjamin John, and Manish Mehta are the presenters. Get more information on this flyer posted on the LHP team site.
The loss of a friend and model physician
Tom Dyehouse, M.D., and one of his sons died in December while scuba diving in Mexico. Tom was a family medicine doctor and the medical director for Legacy Medical Group–Family Wellness in Vancouver. He was also a valued member of LHP’s Population Health Services Committee and made many thoughtful contributions to the development of LHP’s population health programs.
High-value Labs: Read the latest Clinical Collaboration Guide
A significant amount of health care expenditures comes from low-cost, high-volume services. Vitamin D testing and testosterone-level testing are two examples where there are different levels of tests available that have significantly different costs, and often the less expensive one is appropriate. Read the final High-value Labs guide on the LHP team site and watch this newsletter for announcements about new guides and comment opportunities.
Care Support Resources survey
A targeted number of LHP providers and practice administrators will soon be asked to complete a brief survey about Legacy Care Support Resources (CSR). This is part of a research study to help Legacy better meet the needs of members and providers. It will also increase LHP’s understanding about improving population health. The survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete.
Questions? Call 503-415-5109.
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