Abbreviations: ADL = activity of daily living, AT = assistive technology, ATD = assistive technology device, ATD-PA = Assistive Technology Device Predisposition Assessment, CWRU = Case Western Reserve University, FES = functional electrical stimulation, IRB = institutional review board, MHMC = Metro-Health Medical Center, PIADS = Psychosocial Impact of Assistive Devices Scale, QOL = quality of life, SCI = spinal cord injury, SIP = Sickness Impact Profile, UTI = urinary tract infection, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Institutional Review: We obtained institutional review board (IRB) approval from MHMC and Cleveland State University.
This initiative will additionally assist MHMC in working with its providers in becoming National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-recognized Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH).
We will work with MHMC providers to reach the quality of care goals that they aim to achieve, through meaningful use and several other care delivery initiatives.
Landsberg, 44, has been second in command at MHMC
as general manager since July 2005.
The hospital was recently purchased by MHA, a private equity group that has injected millions of dollars into an ongoing renaissance that is improving the physical facility, bringing in preeminent clinical specialists and transforming MHMC into one of the most technologically advanced healthcare organizations on the East Coast.
We look forward to future developments at MHMC and to working with the hospital to meet all federal funding requirements.
By leveraging PatientPoint's patient engagement platform, MHMC will be able to align, influence, and analyze patient and physician behavior in real time to enhance care coordination services for its patients.
As we embark on this exciting mission to become a capitated ACO, employing technologies that will support care coordination at numerous touch points is imperative for our success," said Tom Gregorio, president and CEO at MHMC.
owns approximately 450 claims covering some 15 square miles south of the Carlin trend area of Nevada.
We commend the MHMC
for driving the effective collaboration among employers, physicians and payers that lead to this program, and we thank and congratulate the physicians who have earned blue ribbons and financial rewards for high-quality care," said Michael Hudson, president for Aetna's Northeast Region.
is an affiliate of Clarian Health Partners, one of the charter members of IHIE.