Navigation Links
IPRO Secures Special NY Funding to Coordinate Care for Patients with Diabetes
Date:10/2/2009

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO has won an important new grant to support a community-based health information technology (HIT) project that will streamline and improve the quality of care for chronically ill New Yorkers. Under the Healthcare Efficiency and Affordability Law for New Yorkers (HEAL NY) Phase 10 awards announced late last month by Governor David A. Paterson, IPRO will receive nearly $5.3 million to support HIT infrastructure in two downstate areas, with the goal of improving care coordination for adult patients with diabetes through the patient-centered medical home model. The medical home model emphasizes centralized care delivery for individuals with chronic disease who might be at risk of receiving fragmented and uncoordinated services.

(http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080725/DC28791LOGO)

"We are very pleased to support the New York State Department of Health's (NYSDOH's) innovative approach to better care management through improved communications among multiple providers treating chronically ill patients with diabetes," said IPRO Chief Executive Officer, Theodore O. Will.

IPRO's medical home partners are the Queens Long Island Medical Group and the Nassau Health Care Corporation. The Regional Health Information Exchange organization (RHIO) partner for the project is the non-profit Long Island Patient Information Exchange. A key project goal is to assist partner organizations in transmitting and receiving electronically shared clinical information via the RHIO. Information will include continuity-of-care documentation, pharmacy information, patient health records, patient-clinician portal communications, referral and results tracking and shared community services information. The project will promote coordinated care for more than 30,000 adults with diabetes.

IPRO has substantial experience in HIT implementation; the organization now supports approximately 190 primary care sites across the state of New York, in such areas as facilitating workflow improvements, care management, medical home adoption and quality-of-care oversight. On behalf of Medicare, IPRO has worked closely with approximately 400 practices, assisting them with HIT readiness assessments, vendor selection, practice change and HIT implementation.

IPRO is a national organization providing a full spectrum of health care assessment and improvement services that foster more efficient use of resources and enhance health care quality to achieve better patient outcomes. Founded in 1984, IPRO is highly regarded for the independence of its approach, the depth of its knowledge and experience, and the integrity of its programs. IPRO holds contracts with federal, state and local government agencies, as well as private sector clients, operating best-of-class programs in more than 33 states and the District of Columbia. A national nonprofit organization, IPRO is headquartered in Lake Success, New York and is a 501(c)(3) corporation.

SOURCE IPRO


'/>"/>
SOURCE IPRO
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. GENova Biotherapeutics secures new cancer drugs targets
2. US HIFU Secures $5 Million Financing From MMV Financial
3. SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in France
4. Emerging Washington State Health Care Model Secures $7.5 Million in Venture Capital
5. SpectraScience Secures Distribution for WavSTAT(R) Cancer Diagnosis System in Spain
6. Apieron Secures Series D Commitments
7. Sonitus Medical Secures Strategic Investment and Technology Advancement Agreement From In-Q-Tel
8. MedAptus Secures $6 Million Investment
9. Still River Systems, Inc. Secures $33 Million in Private Financing
10. Solta Medical, Inc. Secures $9M Credit Facility from Silicon Valley Bank
11. Ranbaxy Secures Final FDA Approval for Quinapril Hydrochloride + Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/18/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... manage it from the number one doctor-recommended OTC antiperspirant, Certain Dri. , Excessive ... go untreated. , Certain Dri created this infographic to explain the seven types ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... The V Foundation for Cancer Research, a ... endurance training and fundraising team, to compete in the Boston Marathon on April 17. ... finish the world’s oldest annual marathon to join Team V and support the Foundation’s ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... Park ... financial planning services to families and business owners in the greater Kansas City ... children with developmental disabilities. , The Lakemary Center is a comprehensive educational resource ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... NJ (PRWEB) , ... January 18, 2017 , ... ... care communications company, launched a new website for its Center for Biosimilars, announced ... will include the latest developments in the field of biosimilars through thought leader ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... ... January 18, 2017 , ... Floundering on New Year’s resolutions? Need an ... time for a reset. The U.S. Apple Association agrees and recommends starting each ... factors that contribute to heart disease. , The U.S. Apple Association – which represents ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/18/2017)... In China , we say Health is ... China,s Healthy Strategy originates. 2016 is ... and Social Development of the People,s Republic of ... council of the People,s Republic of China ... plan, identifying medical devices as one of the main breakthrough ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... 2017 Ximbio, a non-profit online one-stop-shop ... has opened its first North American headquarters in Kendall Square, ... ... Ximbio following its launch in October 2014 as a business ... commercialization arm of the foundation Cancer Research UK. ...
(Date:1/18/2017)... Drug Administration CSL CureVac Daiichi Sankyo ... Administration FORT Fresenius Pharmaceuticals Gamma Vaccines ... GlaxoWellcome Global Influenza Programme Grippol ... Systems Indian Association of Paediatrics Janssen Pharmaceuticals ... Krka Pharmaceuticals Medicago Medicare MedImmune ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: