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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDate January 14, 2021 Contact: Maria Seyrig Phone: 248-495-2403 ACO Hours of Operation: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Trinity Health ACO, a Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO), achieved a 95 percent quality performance score and $24.4 million in shared savings in performance year 2019 – it’s highest performance in its four...
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The Kent County Health Department shared your contact information as an unaffiliated healthcare worker/department interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. We are partnering with the Kent County Health Department to vaccinate healthcare workers in Kent County and want to offer you/your team of healthcare workers the opportunity to obtain your vaccine at one of our...
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Mercy Health Muskegon has received a supply of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. This is the first step of an exciting journey to end the pandemic. We have begun to administer the vaccine on a voluntary basis to health care personnel who meet the CDC-defined criteria of essential healthcare workers. We are adhering to guidelines for a...
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MDHHS Releases a New Online COVID-19 Provider Vaccination Registration Enrollment Form On 11/30/2020, MDHHS, Division of Immunizations released a new online COVID-19 Provider Vaccination Registration form*. Health Care Organizations, Pharmacies and Providers who plan to participate in the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine may now enroll. Please note: Hospitals and Local Health Departments – If...
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With official COVID-19 safety measures everychanging, many providers and patients alike are beginning to question the future of telemedicine. However, it is time to accept telemedicine as a permanent part of the medical industry. According to mHealth Intelligence, 96% of surveyed providers believe that telehealth’s role will continue to grow in the industry. Telemedicine is...
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All workplaces can take the following infection prevention measures to protect workers: Encourage workers to stay home if sick. Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes. Provide a place to wash hands or alcohol-based hand rubs containing at least 60% alcohol. Limit worksite access to only essential workers, if possible. Establish flexible worksites (e.g.,...
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Rapid Testing COVID-19 and Strategy to Return to Work Prepared by Melissa Linner, MD Medical Director Mercy Workplace Health Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has provided guidance for significant available testing capacity for rapid COVID-19 testing. This test is a nasopharyngeal swab that has FDA Emergency Use Authorization. The results currently are...
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Due to the current situation of COVID-19, Affinia has evaluated all of our options and have decided to cancel this year’s conference and focus on 2021. While we were excited to bring such a robust schedule of speakers and topics, we recognize the strain this virus is putting on everyone and the focus right now...
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Last month, the National Business Group on Health released its annual survey of the nation’s largest employers on health benefits. Unfortunately, the results are consistent with what’s been observed in the literature for years – healthcare costs are expected to increase 5% in 2020, exceeding $15,000 per employee. In the midst of rising costs, employers are starting...
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A team-based approach designed to transform the primary care experience Current health care trends reveal an increasing number of primary care physicians and teams experiencing burnout, making it harder for patients to access quality health care. Rising health care costs, performance-based reimbursement, and doing more with less all affect patient care and provider satisfaction. What...
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