OnCourse is a newsletter for LVPHO member physicians, practice managers and advanced practice clinicians brought to you by the LVPHO Provider Communications Committee. The newsletter includes current news, important ACE updates, announcements, events, colleague stories, and more. This is your go-to resource for the information you need.
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LVPHO OnCourse April 2018
Read the latest on QIs in action, physician burnout, Condition Support Program, Ask-Five.com videos, welcome Dr. Nina Taggart, check your ACE scores ... and more!
LVPHO OnCourse December 2017
Read the latest on ACE enhancements, Track Performance, Choosing Wisely, Meet Mike Makela, Care about HCC coding, and oh yes, there is more!
LVPHO OnCourse July 2017
Read the latest on fighting physician burnout, how to submit a quality improvement project, and the importance of HCC coding.
LVPHO OnCourse: April 2017
Top ACE performers, a new provider forum, pharmaceutical recommendations, CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids.
LVPHO OnCourse: November 2016
Read an interview with the new LVPHO Executive Director, keep track of payer updates, and stay current with the latest member events.
LVPHO OnCourse: September 2016
This issue features a new partnership between LVHN and Highmark; progress on the convenient Provider Portal supporting Achieving Clinical Excellence (ACE); and another quality improvement project aimed at a better patient experience.
LVPHO OnCourse: June 2016
New testimonial series highlighting LVPHO member physicians and their QI projects (Jennifer Stephens, DO, FACS); the role of care management in achieving clinical care goals; addition of another online education module (Antibiotic Desensitization) available to member physicians.
LVPHO OnCourse: May 2016
Online education modules available for LVPHO member physicians; ACE program performance results for July to December 2015; resources and tools available on LVPHO.com; introduction of Mark J. Lobitz, DO, CMD, new Associate Medical Director for LVH-Hazleton.
LVPHO OnCourse: March 2016
Successful results for LVHN’s Accountable Care Organization; an update on the LVPHO’s Progress Update annual brochure; development of the secure provider portal for member physicians; and a new Greater Lehigh Valley Independent Practice Association, Inc. (GLVIPA) website.
LVPHO OnCourse: Nov 2015
Achieving Clinical Excellence® (ACE) results for January to June 2015; Launch of Choosing Wisely® provider education modules; Introduction to Jenna Wolf, RN, BSN, Care Manager – Payer Contracts; Report from Valley Preferred Spirit of Courage that took place on October 6, 2015, at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown.
LVPHO OnCourse: August 2015
“ACE: Your Roadmap to Quality Outcome Measures”; appointment of Joe Candio Jr. as LVPHO’s Physician Advocacy Liaison; ICD-10 update; and a congratulatory announcement to Valley Preferred cycling teams for stellar performance in the 2015 Corporate Challenge race.
LVPHO OnCourse: May 2015
James W. Manley, DO, named LVPHO Board of Trustees Chair; how to access mypopulytics.com; July to December 2014 Leaderboard for top Achieving Clinical Excellence® (ACE) performers; and revisions to the ACE QI project framework and increase in monetary reward.