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FluFIT Program Increases Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates

American Cancer Society’s FluFIT Program is an innovative way to increase colorectal cancer screenings in primary care settings. When patients come in for their annual flu shot, clinic staff provide a FIT kit to those due for colorectal cancer screening.

VHAN’s Care Navigators Offer Added Support

Ensuring all patients receive the coordinated care they need in between visits and across care settings is a top priority for providers. That priority gets a helping hand when you partner with VHAN’s highly integrated Care Management team.

VMG’s Dr. Ed Odom Shares Coding Best Practices for Medicare AWVs

One of Dr. Odom’s missions is to educate colleagues on how to leverage Medicare Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs), document HCCs and improve RAF scores while staying in compliance with the coding and documentation requirements for those visits.

Pandemic-Era Innovations to Care Models Promise Long-Lasting Benefits

Michelle Griffith, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and an endocrinologist at VUMC, and Erin Neal, PharmD, MMHC, Director of Population Health Pharmacy Services, explain how the pandemic has been a driving force for positive change in innovation and the rapid cycle development of new diabetes care models.

Member Spotlight: Meet Lemonade, the Children’s Clinic of Nashville’s Golden Retriever

Lemonade the golden retriever is frequently on site at The Children’s Clinic of Nashville to give patients, families and staff members a big morale boost.

School’s In: Access VHAN Tools for Pediatric and Adolescent Anxiety

The constantly changing learning environment combined with the uncertainties of COVID-19 resulted in higher levels of anxiety for both children and adolescents. To help support pediatric patients who may be fearful of returning to school after the difficult pandemic year, watch the latest Well Moment webinar, “COVID-19’s Impact on Anxiety in the School Setting.”

5 Key Takeaways From the AWV and MRA Coding Learning Exchange

Recently, the network held a moderated discussion on Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) and Medical Risk Adjustment (MRA) coding, using the VHANtage Point discussion forum. Get the 5 key takeaways members shared during this important discussion.

VHAN Members Participate in Innovative Primary Care First Payment Model

VHAN is pleased to recognize members who are participating in the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services Primary Care First payment model (PCF).

Changemakers: Dr. Buchanan of Upper Cumberland Family Physicians Talks Importance of VHAN for Rural Providers

On a recent episode of VHAN’s miniVHAN Mondays podcast, Dr. Ernie Buchanan of Upper Cumberland Family Physicians (UCFP) and network Regional Medical Director for Cookeville, TN, talked about UCFP’s challenges as a rural practice, and why they rely on VHAN’s support as a clinically integrated network.

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