Navigation Links
Michigan Collaboration Saves Lives, Improves Outcomes for Heart Surgery Patients
Date:2/2/2009

in this initiative continues to increase, more surgeons are collaborating, and surgeons from other states are seeking our help to launch similar initiatives."

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network provide funding for data collection, data audits, and data analysis to facilitate improved understanding of outcomes.

"This initiative closely connects to the Blues mission of improving the health and well-being of Michigan residents. It absolutely makes sense for us to support this quality collaboration," says David Share, M.D., MPH, senior associate medical director, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.

The MSTCVS Quality Collaborative is one of the many clinical quality initiatives supported through the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Value Partnerships program. Value Partnerships is a collection of clinically oriented initiatives among Michigan physicians, hospitals and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan that are significantly impacting the quality of patient care across Michigan by addressing common, costly, and rapidly evolving areas of surgical and medical care. Through collaboration and data sharing, the initiatives are improving clinical quality, decreasing complications, decreasing costs and improving health outcomes. Value Partnerships addresses clinical quality in primary care, bariatric surgery, cardiology, breast oncology, general and vascular surgery, radiology and other pertinent health areas.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, a nonprofit organization, provides and administers health benefits to 4.7 million members residing in Michigan in addition to members of Michigan-headquartered groups who reside outside the state. The company offers a broad variety of plans including: Traditional Blue Cross Blue Shield; Blue Preferred, Community Blue and Healthy Blue Incentives PPOs; Blue Care Network HMO; BCN Healthy Blue Living; Flexible Blue plans compatible
'/>"/>

SOURCE Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Corrects News Story about Drug Coverage Announcement
2. Education Key Focus of Michigan Policy Summit
3. Michigan Hospitals Receive Governors Award
4. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Offers New Approach to Customer Group Wellness
5. ProAssurance Group Offers Coverage for Community Based Hospitals in Michigan
6. Blue Care Network of Michigan Earns National Leadership Award for Chronic Disease Management
7. Eight Michigan HMOs, Two Providers, Take Top Honors for Quality Health Care
8. Northern Michigan Regional Health System Named a Working Mother 100 Best Company - 2007 by Working Mother Magazine
9. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Launches Effort in Five Michigan Cities with Department of Community Health to Enroll Uninsured Children in MIChild
10. Michigan Catholic Conference Launches Massive Internal Stem Cell Education Program
11. NanoBio Wins 2007 Michigan Innovation Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/26/2014)... Plugin and template developers from Pixel ... for Final Cut Pro X. , “TransPack Volume 5 gives ... pull off an industry professional look” Said Christina Austin, CEO ... TransPack Volume 5, a new level of professionalism will become ... over 50 Final Cut Pro X transitions featuring organic animations. ...
(Date:12/26/2014)... December 26, 2014 DW-InductionHeating.com (DaWei Induction ... designing, researching and developing, producing and marketing of a ... the business announces their new series of induction ... of the company, induction brazing refers to ... special filler material and heat. The manager says that ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 The click strand ... strength and durability. Today, the business announces a ... valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , Click strand ... hardwood. BambooFlooringChina.com is a well-known brand in the ... to find a reliable bamboo flooring supplier. , ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 “Every three months the trends for ... sweetheart evening dress will be one of the hottest styles ... Yunx.co.uk says. Today, the company releases 26 A-line sweetheart evening ... 80% off. , “We are trying our best to ... our latest designs. Along with affordable prices, we provide discounted ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, BellasDress has ... its wedding dresses. BellasDress has chosen their best-selling lace ... choices for the holiday season. , Now, BellasDress.com ... wedding gowns here at discount prices. The business hopes ... its website. , “All our elegant products ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Today a new plugin was announced from Pixel Film Studios, TransPack Volume 5 for Final Cut Pro X 2Health News:Induction Brazing Equipment Series From DaWei Induction Heating Co., A Reliable Supplier Of Induction Heating Equipment 2Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com: click strand woven bamboo flooring promotion valid until Jan. 30, 2015. 2Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2
... suggests that a urine test can help in both ... raises the possibility of treating these with anti-angiogenesis drugs ... Pediatrics, has published an article about vascular anomalies in ... of newly born infants and include both vascular malformations ...
... gambling behavior may share their personality// profiles with substance ... been able to identify personality traits of problem gambling ... those of substance abusers. Researchers in their research have ... problem gambling behavior may not represent the entire gamut ...
... recent research paper on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ... useful for patients of this disease to have ... pulmonary disease (COPD) are lung diseases involving restricted ... inflammation, air sac enlargement etc. some common forms ...
... that it will promote a culture of openness and ... vision, FDA will create a new independent Drug Safety ... issues, and will provide emerging information to health providers ... ,Specific proposals for immediate and fundamental steps to ...
... journal Epidemiology has published a major retrospective study that indicates ... is associated infertility. ,Dr. Louise A. Brinton, of ... 12,193 U.S. women treated for infertility between 1965 and ... of the general population. The women were followed for a ...
... a short term a single drug may be used to ... ,Bipolar disorder is a psychotic disorder characterized by successive feelings ... affects 3 to 4 5 of the global adult population. ... have multiple occurrences of the condition for most of their ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Simple Urine Test Can Help To Monitor Disfiguring Birthmarks, 2Health News:Monitoring Drug Safety 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014   Assurex Health, a personalized medicine ... providers for behavioral health and chronic pain conditions, ... in equity financing from new and existing investors, ... and Chief Executive Officer. The financing ... Assurex Health,s GeneSight ®  products.  GeneSight,s ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE MKT: ... biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded generics ... the Company achieved the Public Notice (Gong Shi) ... of TPI,s Qionglai Facility (QLF) from the China ... period is a significant procedure of GMP certification ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 23, 2014  Medical Science Liaisons play a large ... between the medical device industry and key stakeholders, the ... coming years as the device industry relies on them ... research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, one area ... edge is by harnessing new technology to enable education. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3Role of Medical Science Liaisons Evolving in Medical Device Sector 2
... RICHMOND, Va., Feb. 5 Insmed Inc. (Nasdaq:,INSM), ... that it has launched a broad education campaign ... the U.S. for large molecule,protein-based drugs, known as ... as biosimilars or biogenerics., The scientific, regulatory, ...
... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 5 Alexza,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ... has initiated,a Phase 1 clinical trial with AZ-007 ... developed for the treatment of insomnia,patients who have ... middle of the night and have difficulty falling ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Insmed Launches National Awareness Campaign Surrounding Follow-On Biologics 2Insmed Launches National Awareness Campaign Surrounding Follow-On Biologics 3Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 2Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 3Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 4Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 5Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 6Alexza Initiates AZ-007 (Staccato(R) Zaleplon) Phase 1 Clinical Trial and Updates Clinical Pipeline Development Status 7
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: