OnCourse is a newsletter for Valley Preferred member physicians, practice managers and advanced practice clinicians. 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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OnCourse August 2019
Who Made the ACE Top 10?
See who's in the top 10 and 100% club, plus so much more in the latest edition of onCourse.
OnCourse April 2019
Maintenance of Certification Made Easy
Valley Preferred can now designate Part IV credit, plus so much more in the latest edition of onCourse.
OnCourse February 2019
The latest Valley Preferred Progress Update is available, back to basics at Valley Preferred, updates to ACE incentives, and so much more!
OnCourse June 2018
Congratulations to the top ACE Performers! Listen to on our new Podcast, Valley Preferred Perspectives, and more in the latest edition of onCourse.
OnCourse April 2018
Congratulations to the top ACE Performers! Listen to on our new Podcast, LVPHO Perspectives, and more in the latest edition of onCourse.
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!
OnCourse July 2017
Read the latest on fighting physician burnout, how to submit a quality improvement project, and the importance of HCC coding.
OnCourse: April 2017
Top ACE performers, a new provider forum, pharmaceutical recommendations, CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids.
OnCourse: February 2017
An interview with our new Executive Director, latest updates from your payers, new Valley Preferred members and more!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.