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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.

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.

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.

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