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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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Improving Health Care Through Collaboration in Michigan and Beyond

If you owned a business, it would be unlikely that you would regularly meet with your competitors to talk about best practices in order to better serve your customers.   Yet Michigan health care providers from competing systems do this regularly to improve health care delivery, on measures from cost to quality. And you, the customer, benefit greatly.    One way providers work together is through statewide […]

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

CDC highlights Michigan CQI response to COVID-19 antibiotic overuse

More than half of Michigan COVID-19 patients received unnecessary antibiotics in the early days of the pandemic, but that number decreased significantly due to a joint effort by the Michigan Collaborative Quality Initiatives (CQIs).  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has taken notice and featured the CQI work in a national stewardship report, […]

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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 […]

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Harvard Business Review

How Collaboration Can Drastically Improve U.S. Health Care

March 16, 2022

American Heart Association

Studies scrutinize the risk of extra anti-clotting treatments

January 17, 2022

M Health Lab

Helping hearts across Michigan

January 3, 2022

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