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IHANY Newsletter – December 2022

Happy Holidays from Your IHANY Team Reflecting back on the past year, our network has met and addressed challenges we have never faced before. In spite of this, we have continued to find opportunities to innovate and forge ahead to meet our goals as a clinically integrated network (CIN) and accountable care organization (ACO). As…
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IHANY Newsletter – November 2022

MIPS 2023 Payment Adjustment Update IHANY scored 100 out of a possible 100 on our 2021 Merit-Based Incentive PaymentSystem (MIPS) score. As a result of achieving this high score, eligible IHANY physicianswill receive an estimated (additional) 2.33 percent increase in Medicare Part B allowedcharges payments – essentially a bonus – as an “exceptional performance adjustment”from…
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IHANY Newsletter – October 2022

Fast Track to Better Mental Health with apti.health Whether you or your patients are struggling with mild or severe mental illness, help is availablewithout a long wait. IHANY providers are using apti.health to quickly connect patients to an expert care team dedicated to helping with emotional health and wellness. Patients in need of these services…
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IHANY Newsletter – September 2022

Population Health Structure/CIN Changes Please read this communication sent on August 29 by Kristen Mucitelli-Heath, Senior VicePresident, Population Health, Advocacy, St. Joseph’s Health and St. Peter’s HealthPartners, regarding our population health structure.We are glad to share several evolutions of our population health structure across both St.Peter’s Health Partners and St. Joseph’s Health and our associated…
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IHANY Newsletter – August 2022

IHANY Management Consolidation As you may be aware, Trinity Health Chief Operating Officer, Ben Carter, recently shared a message with the colleagues and physicians at St. Peter’s Health Partners and St. Joseph’s Health in Syracuse regarding the consolidation of management into a single leadership team for the two health systems. Health care continues to be…
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IHANY Newsletter – July 2022

We Want to Hear Your Story! It Could Save a Life! Many of you will remember seeing our brave SPHP colleague Melissa Zapotocki’s campaign to bring awareness to the importance of early and yearly breast cancer screening (mammogram).  As you may know, she herself is a breast cancer survivor, thanks to early detection. Watch her story.…
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IHANY Newsletter – June 2022

Important Reminder for Patients: Crowded Emergency Departments Officials with Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Health Partners (including Albany Memorial Campus, Samaritan Hospital, and St. Peter’s Hospital) and Ellis Medicine are warning the public of longer wait times in hospital emergency departments, and asking that people only use emergency departments in true emergency situations. This is…
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IHANY Newsletter – May 2022

This Month’s Priorities As an ACO, it is important that we bring focus to addressing the needs of our patients with the highest disease burden. In April, the IHANY team began sharing reports centered on managing these members and addressing their risk and quality gaps. Keep an eye out for our communications detailing the reports and…
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IHANY Newsletter – April 2022

This Month’s Priorities 2021/2022 GPRO Education Sessions: The IHANY Quality Team will be holding 3 education sessions with our organization’s quality teams to discuss lessions learned from the 2021 GPRO audit and review over the 2022 GPRO specifications. Invites were sent out on March 28th for all 3 sessions. If you would like to join…
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IHANY Newsletter – March 2022

This Month’s Priorities Annual Wellness Visits (AWV): Addressing Annual Wellness Visits for our Medicare (ACO and Advantage) populations is a year round effort. Our target for CY 2022 is 50%. The IHANY team has developed a Medicare AWV Patient Education Document you can use. Click the image to the right. If you would like copies,…
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