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Lehigh Valley-Based PPO, Valley Preferred, Reports Marked Improvement in Disease Management & Wellness Outcomes
Date:2/24/2009

work days missed.

94% of patients have their blood pressure checked regularly.

Asthma

52% improvement in monitoring and reporting peak flow meter readings.

34% increase in exercise.

87% decrease in work/school days missed.

150% increase in use of medication/disease identification.

Hypertension

95% of patients know their blood pressure.

32% increase in diet compliance.

39% increase in exercise.

93% patients take their medication as directed by their physician.

0 work days were missed.

Physician Self-Audit Data Capture

60% increase in adult asthma audits.

60% increase in pediatric asthma audits.

28% increase in diabetic audits.

Physician Self-Audits Returned

95% return rate for all physicians.

Pay-for-Performance

40% increase in physician incentives for participation in the Quality Improvement Program.


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