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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. 

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.

UnitedHealthcare Delays Plan to Deny Coverage for Some ED Visits

A new UnitedHealthcare policy intended to cut down on emergency department (ED) visits and costs faced such a backlash from providers and policymakers that it has been withdrawn—at least for now.

New Care Paths Launch

Three new Care Paths are available to VHAN members, taking navigators, clinicians and specialists through an evidence-based approach to treatment for delirium, osteoarthritis and obesity.

The Jackson Clinic: Transitions of Care Success Story

The Jackson Clinic created a robust transitions of care system in 2015, to ensure providers are notified when patients go to the emergency department or are admitted to the hospital.

VHAN’s Transitions of Care Team Assists With Medication Adherence

VHAN’s multidisciplinary team of pharmacy experts includes Ashley Sigg, a Transitional Care Management Pharmacist who offers medication reconciliation and support for 30 days after a patient’s hospital discharge.

Congress Reauthorizes the Paycheck Protection Program

Congress authorized relaunching the program with $284 billion in funding to eligible small businesses. 

Quality Improvement Case Study: Cool Springs Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

At Cool Springs Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, staff members didn’t waste any time prioritizing operational changes to their quality improvement process. These changes have allowed them to stay ahead of the curve and consistently meet the different measures set by multiple payors.

Quality Measures Toolkit Helps Jennie Stuart Close Gaps in Care

This year one VHAN member found great success implementing the VHAN Quality Measures Toolkit—ranked the No. 1 most-downloaded piece of content on the Hub.

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