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2.2 Billion In Costs Avoided

Cost Avoided Over Last Decade

20,000 Participating Physicians

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85% of Blue Cross Primary Care Providers

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Collaborative Quality Initiative Presentations in Over 30 Countries

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Anesthesiology CQI reduces greenhouse gas emissions

The Anesthesiology Performance Improvement and Reporting Exchange CQI, or ASPIRE, aims to improve the quality of care and outcomes for patients receiving anesthesia. Now, participants are focusing on improving population health as they help the environment by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. “We often forget that providing health care can generate great amounts of waste and pollution, causing disease […]

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

Continuous Learning Through Peer Review Makes Angioplasty and Stenting Better in Michigan

If you receive an angioplasty at a Michigan facility, you might take comfort in knowing that the team performing the procedure participates in a statewide quality improvement initiative called the BMC2. It’s also likely that the interventional cardiologists who perform the angioplasty have received feedback from their peers, helping them learn and share best practices […]

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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 […]

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