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Round-Up of Resources for National Diabetes Awareness Month

In Tennessee, 13.8%, or more than 710,000 adults, have been diagnosed with diabetes. Don’t miss this list of resources that health care professionals can use to help their patients manage this chronic disease.

How VHAN Helps Patients Better Manage Diabetes

Diabetes and its associated complications such as dialysis and heart disease not only negatively impact patients’ lives, but they are also costly. Here’s a story of how a VHAN diabetes program helped one patient better manage her condition.

VHAN Transitions of Care Program Offers Extra Support

Working directly with our member hospital systems and practices, VHAN aims to improve the transition process and improve continuity of care, thus reducing adverse events and readmissions. 

A VHAN Medication Management Success Story

In 2020, the VHAN Pharmacy Team worked with about 1,400 patients to optimize medications for chronic disease management, transitions of care and polypharmacy. Here’s one example of how VHAN pharmacy support helped one patient manage her complex medical conditions.

The Evolution of Primary Care With Dr. Zach Logan

As a family medicine physician at Weatherstone Family Wellness, a part of the Highpoint Health System, Dr. Logan and his colleagues balance preventive care such as cancer screenings with COVID-19 treatment and vaccinations for their patients in Portland, Tennessee.

Engaging Patients in Preventive Cancer Screenings & Annual Wellness Visits

In September 2021, quality and operations leaders across the network came together for a Learning Exchange aimed at supporting year-end quality performance and patient engagement opportunities. The discussion focused on sharing best practices and solutions to pandemic-related challenges.

VHAN Support & Services Empower Members in Challenging Times

At all clinical levels, the symptoms of burnout are widespread. VHAN supports provider members with resources and coping strategies targeted to bolstering mental health.

Payors Offer Colon Cancer Screening FIT Tests for MA Patients

Levering their patient data and vendor partnerships, Aetna MA and Cigna MA are offering colon cancer screening FIT test kits to eligible patients at no additional cost to patients or providers.

MSSP Resources to Optimize Staff and Quality Measure Performance

A new MSSP checklist and an EHR-based quick reference guide helps your team identify important information for quality measures.

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