122016Apr

Your Quality Metrics

Your performance on clinical quality metrics is becoming more public and has more financial impact than ever before. KentuckyOne Health Partners contracts are helping to narrow the focus so you can be more efficient. We are leading the way on improving the health, care, experience and cost of our managed lives by way of narrow-focused,…

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72016Apr

Put Your Patient First: Advantages to Referring in Network

Referring your patients to providers within the KentuckyOne Health Partners network, as appropriate, leads to better care for your patient for several important reasons. First, all of our network providers have shared goals and metrics for quality. We provide education through our monthly Quality Matters newsletter that helps all providers and their managers stay current…

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52016Apr

Our RN Health Coaches Support Your Patients

Dr. Thomas Coburn, a KentuckyOne Health primary care physician, cares for patients in Wilmore Ky. He and his office staff have been very receptive to having RN Population Health Coach, Adona Burress, BSN, and Outpatient Care Coordinator, Shannon Nally, LSW, working with their patients. Dr. Coburn sees the value of having additional resources available to…

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52016Apr

Your Opportunity to Participate in Governance

The Board of Managers is seeking members for the board and its Quality & Value and Nominating & Governance committees. The board wants to have diversity in thinking, business experience, specialty, geographic coverage and demographics. Board and committee members must be an individual provider, an officer of your organization, an employee, or a person who…

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172016Mar

Leading the Way: Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s Annual Conference

We were proud to be an exhibitor for Kentuckiana Health Collaborative’s annual conference on March 16. More than 200 community representatives who have a major stake in improving the health care system in Kentucky attended. Don Lovasz, KentuckyOne Health Partners president, participated as an expert panelist to discuss population health initiatives. The mission of the…

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172016Mar

Financial Distributions Coming to Network Providers

Last month, we shared that members of our network who are a part of our Accountable Care Organization will receive a financial distribution because of our success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Now, we are pleased to announce that our providers and participating members, by working in collaboration with our population health management team, have…

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172016Mar

Important CMS Audit Complete

Every year, KentuckyOne Health Partners network providers who are a part of our Accountable Care Organization (ACO) participate in a CMS audit called the group practice reporting option (GPRO). This is our third year participating and with each audit we see steady and significant improvements. We audit 33 measures, eight of which are ACO-CAHPs. Others…

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242016Feb

Savings from better coordinated care and quality improvements to be shared with eligible clinical providers

KentuckyOne Health Partners is our provider-based, physician-led clinically integrated network. Dr. James Fitzpatrick, a KentuckyOne Health Medical Group and Partners board member said, “In August, we were pleased to announce that KentuckyOne Health Partners was among 353 accountable care organizations (ACOs) that generated $411 million in savings, according to the 2014 quality and financial performance…

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32016Feb

Clinical Team at KentuckyOne Health Partners Leads the Charge on Employee Wellness

In today’s complex health care environment, it’s more important than ever to be informed and engaged in your own health. It is in that spirit that KentuckyOne Health Partners’ clinical team participates in the biometric health screenings offered to KentuckyOne employees and spouses as part of Catholic Health Initiatives’ Medical Plan 2016 Healthy Spirit Wellness…

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12016Feb

KentuckyOne Health Expands Focus on Population Health

Louisville, Ky. (January 28, 2016) – One of Kentucky’s former top health officials has joined the leadership team of KentuckyOne Health to coordinate population health initiatives across the system. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, MD, a board-certified anatomic and clinical pathologist with a 10-year record of public health management, will serve as vice president of population health…

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