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Survey results: Read what more than 800 of your peers say about working with us

Posted by AllWays Health Partners blog team on January 21, 2020

Every year, we conduct an annual provider satisfaction survey to measure the experiences of our network. This year, we received a record number of responses with more than 800 providers weighing in on what's great about AllWays Health Partners and what we can make even better.

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Topics: Providers, Surveys

VIDEO: Watch our new provider portal demos

Posted by Kristin Wissler on January 07, 2020

Starting on January 1, the AllWays Health Partners provider portal became your single-stop for claims and eligibility checks. On the portal, you can check these in less than a minute. Previously, it could take up to 10 minutes to check claims and eligibility by phone. 

Not sure how to check claims and eligibility or — gasp! — not registered for the provider portal? Check out our three new demos. All three are concise, informative, and easy-to-follow for your convenience.

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Topics: AllWays Health Partners, Insider, Providers

Tips and tools to address behavioral health and substance abuse disorders

Posted by Kristin Wissler on November 05, 2019

Quality assurance and HEDIS®

AllWays Health Partners’ behavioral health partner Optum provides a quality assurance (QA) toolkit for primary care providers (PCPs). This toolkit was designed to explain the substance use disorders and depression measures of HEDIS® to PCPs and give recommendations for meeting these measures. HEDIS stands for Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set, describing a set of performance measures for both behavioral and physical health conditions. The intent is for purchasers and consumers to use HEDIS to compare and evaluate health plans easily.  Not only that, HEDIS sets a standard for the quality of care that patients should be receiving. The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) uses HEDIS to evaluate PCPs, health plans, and Managed Behavioral Healthcare Organizations.

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Topics: Behavioral health, Providers, Quality

In the news: 3 recent articles about physician burnout

Posted by Stephanie Tyburski on October 17, 2019

"In the news" posts include a collection of news clippings about a specific topic. This weeks "In the news" topic is physician burnout.  

Physician burnout is a public health crisis according to a 2018 paper published through a collaboration between The Massachusetts Medical Society, Massachusetts Health and Hospital Association, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Harvard Global Health Institute. 

Read on to see the latest news about physician burnout. 

 

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2019 Nobel Prizes announced this week, including award for medicine

Posted by Stephanie Tyburski on October 08, 2019

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday, October 7. 

The award went to William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and Gregg L. Semenza for their pioneering research into how cells adapt to changing oxygen levels in our environment and bodies. According to the Nobel committee, "The seminal discoveries by this year’s Nobel Laureates revealed the mechanism for one of life’s most essential adaptive processes. They established the basis for our understanding of how oxygen levels affect cellular metabolism and physiological function."
 

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