"CareOregon is an innovative plan and a leader nationally in advancing the patient-centered medical home through its primary care renewal initiative," says Sam Toney, vice chairman and chief medical officer at Health Integrated. "We are thrilled to work with a group that understands how to integrate treatment approaches that address the whole patient, including a member's physical, behavioral and psychosocial issues."
Together, Health Integrated and CareOregon will provide services that will "motivate members to become more knowledgeable about their conditions, to follow treatment recommendations more closely, to establish and achieve their health goals and to become more productive in their daily lives and in the workplace," Toney says.
The Synergy program includes a specially trained healthcare clinician -- a dedicated care coach -- who will develop a personalized coaching plan built around an individual's specific needs. The coach assists the members in setting goals related to their health conditions and well-being and provides tools to help individuals achieve those goals. In addition, the coach helps the individual identify and remove psychosocial or behavioral barriers to pursuing the care plan, and encourages patients to clearly communicate with their physicians and follow their treatment plans.
CareOregon will offer this program to all plan members with diabetes and depression at no additional charge to the member.
CareOregon provides Medicaid managed care services to more than 100,000 Oregon Health Plan members, and Medicare Advantage to approximately 5,300 el
|SOURCE Health Integrated|
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