April 30 Webinar: Using Outcomes-Based Measures to Generate Medical Home Savings and Quality Improvement
"Generating Medical Home Savings and Quality Improvements Through Outcome-Based Measures" is a new 45-minute webinar from the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
2014-03-13 20:52:21 - BCBS-Michigan will describe its home-grown medical home recognition program that has saved $155 million over three years during an April 30, 2014 webinar.
SEA GIRT, NJ, USA, March 13, 2014 --- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will describe its PCMH designation requirements and the system of rewards and incentives that has produced results for the plan, its 1,254 primary care practices and its members during an April 30, 2014 webinar, "Generating Medical Home Savings and Quality Improvements Through Outcome-Based Measures" sponsored by the Healthcare Intelligence Network.
* Scheduled Speaker: Donna Saxton, field team manager of BCBSM's value partnerships program.
* Conference Focus: How BCBSM works with practices to build PCMH capabilities and consults with them on improvement opportunities; the outcome-based performance measures that have helped to improve quality and
reduce costs; how to engage physicians in process improvement principles; how the medical home reward and incentive structure fits into BCBSM's other value-based reimbursement programs; the role of specialists in this PCMH and their incentive structure; and the quality improvement and cost savings produced by this program.
Ample time for Q&A will be provided.
* Webinar Formats: 45-minute live webinar on April 30, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. Eastern, including Q&A; "On-Demand" replay available May 2, 2014; 45-minute training DVD or CD-ROM with printed transcript available May 21, 2014. Participants may add an on-demand, DVD or CD to their live session registration to share with colleagues.
QUOTE ATTRIBUTABLE TO MELANIE MATTHEWS, HIN EXECUTIVE VP AND COO:
"At a time when some studies are challenging the ability of patient-centered medical homes to improve quality and decrease cost, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is achieving substantial success in both areas. Healthcare organizations wishing to hone value-based primary care delivery and reimbursement stand to benefit from this program."
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