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

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Improving vascular care in Michigan: What to do when the simpler option turns out to be less safe, more costly

Years ago when atherectomy was introduced as an option to remove plaque in the arteries, the hope was that it would be a less costly option because the procedure could be performed in an outpatient setting. In Michigan, other artery-opening methods of balloon and stent angioplasty must be done in a hospital that has an […]

COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Mi-COVID19 registry earns national recognition

The Collaborative Quality Initiative program was recently awarded the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s Fast Network Best Practice Prize, for the rapid development and implementation efforts of the Mi-COVID19 registry. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan demonstrated the effectiveness of CQI programs in rapidly bringing together providers across the state to implement quality improvement […]

Tom Leyden

PHYSICIAN GROUP INCENTIVE PROGRAM, PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME, COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Tom Leyden Receives National Health Care Leadership Award

One of the strengths of the Value Partnerships platform is the collaborative atmosphere among participants and Blue Cross. And one of the primary people guiding this collaborative atmosphere for the past 13 years has been Tom Leyden, Value Partnerships director. So it was fitting to see Tom recognized with the Primary Care Community Leadership/Research Award […]

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