Thursday, August 05, 2010

CDPHP invests one million dollars in Primary Care Medical Homes

Upstate physicians and residents will benefit from this sound investment. SV

ALBANY, N.Y. — In a continued commitment to promote the exchange and use of information within the health care industry while enhancing the quality of care, CDPHP announces a $1M investment in 21 area primary care and pediatric practices to participate in the second phase of the Plan’s medical home initiative. The practices which were chosen by the plan will use this aid to transform their deliver of care and work towards achieving meaningful use criteria.
The pledge comes on the heels of the Health and Human Services (HHS) announcement specifying what physicians and hospitals will have to do to receive a share of up to $27 billion in Medicare incentives for the adoption of electronic health records and other IT initiatives over the next ten years.

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