Under the strategic partnership, Medtronic will provide eligible CDPHP members access to state-of-the-art technologies, supplies, and education and training support services to manage their diabetes.
The agreement also provides an opportunity for CDPHP members to proactively engage in their diabetes management through a patient engagement program, known as Medtronic Inner CircleSM.
The chain and CDPHP
also team on such health efforts as MTM, medical nutrition therapy and immunizations.
Cheetham is a Senior Statistician at Capital District Physicians' Health Plan (CDPHP
launched its Enhanced Primary Care Initiative, which uses the PCMH features of patient-centered care and combines it with a global payment model, he explained.
But rather than focus exclusively on patients with chronic conditions or build a dedicated space for the medical home clinic, primary care physicians in the CDPHP
program convert their existing practices to a new way of operating.
's board has authorized spending $1 million to fund the demonstration project, "We realize that's seed money.
Although only about 40% of each of the practice's panel is composed of CDPHP
will pay a bonus based on every patient in the panel.
As per the new alliance, CDPHP
and Independent Health anticipated to jointly invest in information technology that boosts consumers access to data and services; develop population-management tools for health-care providers; and encourage clinical innovation through physician partnerships.
Editor's Note: In the Summer 1994 issue of Organizational Dynamics, the authors described a change effort at Capital District Physicians' Health Plan (CDPHP
), an HMO located in upstate New York.
In 1987, severe financial problems had the Capital District Physicians' Health Plan (known as CDPHP
or "the Plan") on the brink of receivership.
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