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

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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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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

To improve outcomes for patients after angioplasty, this initiative got more patients into cardiac rehab programs

For patients with heart disease, participation in an outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular readmission and death, and improved quality of life. Yet nationally the rate of referral to a cardiac rehab program after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) has remained suboptimal; between 60 and 70 percent over the past […]

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Lessons Learned from MI-COVID19 Initiative Influence Care & Treatment Protocols Statewide

As patients became seriously ill with COVID19 in the spring of 2020, emergency departments and hospitals around the state were quickly filling up. Yet, at the time, much was unknown about this virus and how to treat it. Fortunately, in Michigan, the Collaborative Quality Initiative structure offered a foundational process that quickly enabled hospitals statewide […]

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