32018Aug

3 Reasons Providers Should Call the KHP Care Management Team

KentuckyOne Health Partners providers and offices have access to an outstanding care management team to help support your challenging patients. “We encourage you to reach out to the KHP Care Management team anytime,” said Amy O’Connell, APRN, Advanced Practice Clinician for KHP. “However, consider these three reasons you should give KHP a call:” 1. High…

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32018Aug

Warn Your Patients: 10 Photosensitive Medications

Summertime is here and with it brings a perfect opportunity to remind your patients not only about the importance of sun protection but also medications they are taking which could make them more sensitive to the sun’s rays. According to Carrie Schanen, KHP Managed Care Pharmacist, research shows that unprotected skin can be damaged by…

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32018Aug

Health Coach Helps Reconnect Patient and PCP for Wellness Exam

RN Health Coach Sherria Robinson received a risk stratification on a patient with multiple diagnoses and a projected high medical spend for the calendar year. About two months after reaching out, Sherria finally received a call back from the patient inquiring about how KHP might be able to help. The patient shared she has difficulty…

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212018Jun

KHP Patient Outreach Leads to Unique New EMS Partnership in Lexington

As a result of helping a patient who was a frequent emergency department visitor, the KHP Care Management Team identified a new opportunity to work with Lexington EMS. The new partnership is already proving to be a great success. KHP RN Health Coach Teresa Crowell and Outpatient Care Coordinator/Social Worker Elizabeth Atkins received a referral…

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212018Jun

Compare the Costs: Combo Meds are 80% More Expensive

Drug companies often combine two cheap generic medications that have been around for decades, sometimes slightly altering their doses, and then market them as a “new” expensive brand name medication.  Most often, there is little evidence that these combination medications work any better than the two individual agents.  However, what is evident is that these…

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212018Jun

Retina Associates of Kentucky Joins KentuckyOne Health Partners

KentuckyOne Health Partners welcomes our newest member, Retina Associates of Kentucky! Retina Associates offers a comprehensive, state-of-the-art mix of diagnostic, medical and surgical treatment services through a network of 11 offices across the state for convenient access to referring doctors and patients. Learn more about Retina Associates of Kentucky – click here

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212018Jun

Interview with Dr. Greg Anderson: 4 Things Providers Should Know About KentuckyOne Health Partners

Dr. Greg Anderson described his role within KentuckyOne Health in part to bridge the communication gap between providers, administration and the organization. With that focus in mind, Dr. Anderson believes many providers don’t fully appreciate the significance of the clinically integrated network. We spent a few minutes with Dr. Anderson to talk about the value…

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302018May

Are Your Patients Keeping a Secret?

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common condition affecting approximately 33 million people in the U.S. It’s estimated that up to 30% of men and 40% of women experience OAB symptoms, which includes urinary urgency, frequency, and nocturia with or without incontinence. According to Carrie Schanen, KHP Managed Care Pharmacist, the actual number of persons affected…

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302018May

Developing Trust Leads to Real Solutions – Like a Furnace!

For more than a year, Outpatient Care Coordinator Megan Berger, CSW, worked with a KentuckyOne Health patient to help address transportation issues. Trust was a huge barrier and the patient declined multiple attempts for support. At the persistence of the KHP Care Management Team, the patient finally consented, and Megan along with RN Health Coach…

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