Newsletters

Lakeland Care Network – Fall 2017


The Fall 2017 edition of the Lakeland Care Network (LCN) newsletter includes:

What does it mean to be a Lakeland Care physician? – A unique look at the benefits provided to Lakeland Care Network provider membership.

Quality and Care Management – Learn about the latest approved prevention campaigns, website updates, and patient experience scores.

Employer Services – Lakeland Care partners with our men and women in blue to help save lives in our neighboring community.

CME Corner – Check out COMET’s new help section, and the weekly Thursday CME program returns.

Network News – Mark your calendars for the annual payor conference. Plus, insurance marketplace enrollments and Advance Practitioner credentialing wraps-up.

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Lakeland Care Network – Summer 2017


The Summer 2017 edition of the Lakeland Care Network (LCN) newsletter features:

Message from LCN Board Chairman and Medical Director, Ken O’Neill, MD – How provider documentation determines quality scores and reimbursement rates.

Quality and Care Management – Practice outreach, wave one results for “Lean for Clinical Redesign,”  and the patient experience year-to-date average for Lakeland Care Network.

Employer Services – The impact of lifestyle factors on disease.

CME Corner – Affirmant Health Partners is working with Lakeland Care COMET to provide educational CME activities. Plus, COMET has a new search feature. For your CME needs please visit, http://cometlearn.com.

Network News – Priority Health’s new authorization company and process, plus credentialing of advanced practitioners and the 2017-18 Lakeland medical Office Association (LMOA) season update.

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Lakeland Care Network – Spring 2017


The Spring 2017 edition of the Lakeland Care Network (LCN) newsletter features:

Letter from Timothy Calhoun, Secretary/Treasurer, LCN and VP Finance and CFO, Lakeland Health – Moving toward a managed care solution

Quality and Care Management – MPRO, Physician Group Incentive Program (PGIP), Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), practice outreach, and LCN patient experience year-to-date averages

Employer Services – Lakeland myHealth Program 2017 action year and 2018 wellness incentive

CME Corner – Weekly CME programs are presented LIVE and by videoconference every Thursday at noon. For all of your CME needs please visit http://cometlearn.com

Network News – Benjamin Stockton, MD name new Credentials Committee Director, LCN Annual Board Meeting, and General Medical Staff dinner

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Lakeland Care Network – Winter 2017


The Winter 2017 edition of the Lakeland Care Network newsletter features:

Letter from Jim Nason, Executive Director, LCN – 2016 recap and 2017 outlook

Quality and Care Management – Patient satisfaction survey, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), Quality Payment Program (QPP), and payor and BCBSM PGIP updates

Employer Services – myWeigh to Health is a new, year-round weight loss and lifestyle program

CME Corner – Lakeland Care CME has earned a six year Accreditation with Commendation from the Michigan State Medical Society. Weekly CME programs are presented LIVE and by video conference every Thursday at noon. For all of your CME needs please visit http://cometlearn.com

Network News – Monthly payor meeting information, and ways to stay connected with Lakeland Care Network

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Lakeland Care Network – Fall 2016


The Fall 2016 edition of the Lakeland Care Network newsletter features:

Letter from Lowell Hamel, MD – Contracting strategy across Affirmant Health Partners

Quality and Care Management – Program update, EPIC upgrade, managing controlled medications, new Tableau software, Affirmant Health Partners Update, and Lakeland Care Network patient experience scores

Employer Services – Lakeland Care and Outpatient Nutrition partner to provide Medicare covered Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) for obesity

CME Corner – Weekly CME programs are presented LIVE and by video conference every Thursday at noon. COMET has a new look and web address. For all of your CME needs please visit cometlearn.com

Network News – Credentialing of advanced practitioners, insurance marketplace changes, and Medicaid access to primary care providers

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Lakeland Care Network – Summer 2016


The Summer 2016 edition of the Lakeland Care Network newsletter features:

Quality and Care Management – Care Coordination and Collaboration, Speak for Yourself – Plan Your Care advance care planning initiative, and PHO scores for patient satisfaction

Employer Services – Lakeland Care Network can certify your staff in CPR and BCLS for HCP

CME Corner – Regular scheduled programs on Thursdays at noon will return September 8, 2016. Please visit comet.lakelandcare.com for your CME needs

Network News – Professional Liability Insurance is available through MPIE

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Lakeland Care Network – Spring 2016


The Spring 2016 edition of the Lakeland Care Network newsletter features:

Quality and Care Management – Sullivan Luallin update, newly approved evidence based guidelines and protocols, and PGIP specialist Value-Based Reimbursement (VBR) program update

Employer Services – Lakeland Care Network has teamed up with Be Healthy Berrien to support worksite wellness programs in the greater Niles area

CME Corner – Live streaming now available for CME program

Network News – Clinically Integrated Network (CIN) update, you make the choice with four Medicaid Health Plans, and State of Illinois claims with Cigna

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Lakeland Care Network – Winter 2016


The first edition of the Lakeland Care Network newsletter features:

Quality and Care Management – PHO dashboard update, CMS update, changes to patient satisfaction survey, and patient centered medical home recognition

Employer Services – Establishing a blood-borne pathogen exposure control plan

CME Corner – Live streaming now available for CME program

Network News – Changes to re-credentialing requirements, secure healthcare messaging app, after hour surgery reminder, and MI Health Link payors reminder

 

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