Tag Archives: chronic disease

Savings from PCMH program attracting attention ahead of health care reform

There’s been a lot of talk recently about whether programs that focus on greater coordination and management of an individual patient’s care — like patient-centered medical homes or Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare — can improve the health care system. … Continue reading

How information technology is enhancing health care value

Information technology has an important role to play in health care payment and delivery reforms. Dr. George Kipa, BCBSM’s deputy corporate medical director, recently appeared on a panel at the annual meeting of the Office of the National Coordinator for … Continue reading

In May, Spotlight Falls on Workplace Wellness and Avoiding the 3 p.m. Slump

It is 3 p.m. and you can feel your energy level begin to drop. With a deadline looming, napping is out of the question and you do not want another cup of coffee. So what do you do to get … Continue reading

BCBSM and St. John Providence Health System Partner to Help the Uninsured

Leaders from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and St. John Providence Health System got together recently to celebrate a new partnership to help the growing number of uninsured in southern Oakland County and the northwest border of Detroit. The … Continue reading