VALUE PARTNERSHIPS: IMPACT

2.2 Billion In Costs Avoided

Cost Avoided Over Last Decade

20,000 Participating Physicians

Blue Cross Primary Care Providers

85% of Blue Cross Primary Care Providers

Collaborative Quality Initiatives

Collaborative Quality Initiative Presentations in Over 30 Countries

VALUE PARTNERSHIPS: THE LATEST

Blood Clot Prevention

COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Two projects within the cardiovascular collaborative improve patient safety by reducing opioids and reducing radiation exposure

Participants in the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium (BMC2) have improved patient safety through two important projects. First, physicians have reduced the number of opioid pills prescribed to patients following certain vascular surgeries. Second, they reduced radiation exposure during angioplasty procedures. In the first project, participating physicians saw the need and the […]

heart health

COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

The Blue Cross cardiovascular consortium celebrates 25 years of improving patient outcomes

Twenty-five years ago, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan partnered with five hospitals to launch the percutaneous coronary intervention registry, a collaborative effort to improve quality, cost and outcomes of angioplasty procedures. Since then, the initiative has grown into a statewide consortium of nearly 50 hospitals and 600 physicians, now called BMC2 (Blue Cross Blue […]

Physicians discussing a case

PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME, HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE, COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Making Michigan Health Care Safer, Better and More Effective

National Healthcare Quality Week is a time to recognize the advances made among health care professionals and researchers toward improving health outcomes, including one of the nation’s largest, most successful quality collaborations right here in Michigan.   Through the Value Partnerships portfolio of programs, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has partnered with hospitals and physicians across the state in initiatives that have improved clinical quality, efficiency, and health outcomes; saved lives; and prevented over $2.2 billion in health expenses.  “Nearly […]

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