Refer within LHP to improve coordination of care and maximize performance
In 2018, Legacy Health Partners did not achieve shared savings in any of our payor contracts. Referring within the LHP network is one of the key actions members can take to achieve this in the future. In-network referrals also help us meet clinical integration quality measures and ensure well-managed care for patients. Read the full story for more information and help for referring to your LHP colleagues.
Pharma-free: Is our network ready?
A sizable body of evidence demonstrates the measurable effect that samples, and even minor marketing materials such as pens, have on providers’ prescribing habits. Studies also show that the patients receiving samples are often not the ones in most financial need, and these samples often lead to ongoing care at higher cost. Read the full story by LHP Medical Director Nick Kashey, M.D., MPH, for more insight and links to journal articles.
Quality corner — Vertigo evaluation educational event in May
Later this month Legacy Health Partners will host a Clinical Collaboration Series educational event on vertigo evaluation for family medicine, internal medicine and urgent care providers. LHP ENT and neurology providers will share the latest tips and tricks for assessment of vertigo symptoms, including tests to perform and imaging recommendations to make an accurate diagnosis and the best referral. The event will be held on May 23, 6-8:30 p.m., at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. Please plan to attend, and RSVP at email@example.com.
Legacy Health Partners charts progress, sets new strategic goals
The ongoing work and strategic goals set by Legacy Health Partners is profiled in the April issue of the Scribe. In the article, Merrin Permut, executive director, and Jon Hersen, vice president of Care Transformation, describe the progress toward goals set for future growth. The Scribe is published monthly by the Medical Society of Metropolitan Portland. Read the full article here.
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