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9 Skilled Nursing Facilities Added in Lexington

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KentuckyOne Health Partners adds 9 skilled nursing facilities in Lexington

News-Skilled-NursingLexington, Ky. (4/21/2015) — KentuckyOne Health Partners, part of KentuckyOne Health, is making strides to provide more accountable, coordinated care for those in need of skilled nursing care in Lexington. The organization has added 10 skilled nursing facilities to the KentuckyOne Health Partners network, the largest accountable care organization in the state and a clinically integrated network. A meeting will be held April 22, 2015 to introduce the consortium of skilled nursing facilities in Lexington.

Skilled nursing facilities added to the network include: Bluegrass Care & Rehab,  Danville Centre for Health and Rehabilitation, Harrodsburg Health & Rehab, Mayfair Manor, Northpoint/Lexington Healthcare Center, Providence Homestead Nursing Care, Richmond Place Rehabilitation & Health Center, Signature Healthcare of Georgetown and Tanbark Health & Rehabilitation Center.

“These new partnerships allow our staff to work collaboratively with the patient, physician, patient navigator and other caregivers to ensure patients are getting the right care when and where they need it,” said Damian “Pat” Alagia, MD, chief medical officer, KentuckyOne Health. “Partnerships like this are another way that we’re able to provide wellness, hope and healing to all, including the underserved.”

The goal of these partnerships is to improve the continuum of care, providing better care and patient experience at a lower cost, while reducing hospital readmissions, increasing satisfaction and providing the right care at the right time and in the right place. The partnership will improve transition of care and simplify documentation.

It will also offer opportunities for more patient and family engagement, by making sure the patient is involved in decision-making about his or her care.  The partnership will employ sophisticated information systems so that everyone involved in a patient’s care can see the same information, which allows for better clinical decisions and eliminates duplicate services or medications.

KentuckyOne Health Partners is also adding skilled nursing partnerships in the Louisville area.

About KentuckyOne Health Partners
KentuckyOne Health Partners is a clinically integrated network of nearly 1,600 physicians across Kentucky, as well as regional areas in Indiana and Ohio. Accepted into the Medicare Shared Services Program, KentuckyOne Health Partners is one the Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) across the nation that ensures Medicare beneficiaries have access to high-quality, coordinated care. As a certified ACO, KentuckyOne Health Partners works to provide appropriate, safe and timely care for Medicare beneficiaries, while ensuring cost-savings measures through coordinated care. KentuckyOne Health Partners has twice been recognized among “100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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