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New Report Details VHAN’s Impact in 2020

In 2020, VHAN focused on 11 key aims to drive quality performance and improve patient care. Our new Impact Report outlines how the network performed across these key aims, including several personal stories that detail how VHAN providers have made a difference in patients’ lives.

Get Access to the New VHAN Hub

Earlier this month we launched a new and improved VHAN Hub—with enhanced features and an easier-to-navigate design including a comprehensive resource library, VHAN events calendar, and more information about VHAN services.

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.

New Resource: Cancer Screening Best Practice Guide

VHAN has aggregated best practices for preventive screenings into a quick reference guide that focuses on practical ways to improve workflows and patient engagement to increase breast, colorectal and cervical cancer screenings.

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.

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.

Social Work Care Navigator Finds Transportation for Patient at Risk

Care Navigators identify issues that might put patients at risk, such as difficulty getting medications or accessibility issues. Here’s a story of how a Social Work Care Navigator helped mitigate a transportation challenge for a patient.

Resources to Aid in Suicide Prevention

Providers can offer vital support to people who experience suicidal thoughts or have engaged in suicidal behaviors. See the full story for helpful reminders and resources.

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