Archive: September, 2015

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Sep2015
Yale School of Medicine has received grant funding to implement HomeMeds, an evidence-based, in-home, medication review and intervention program developed and licensed by Partners in Care Foundation. The implementation of HomeMeds is part of a three year research project being carried out at Yale aimed at reducing healthcare utilization, particularly falls prevention. Yale will work with the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy to conduct the medication reviews.
September 23, 2015Daylyn Presley

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Sep2015
HomeMeds, an evidence-based, in-home, medication review and intervention program developed and licensed by Partners in Care Foundation is being offered by Texas-based Tejas Behavioral Health in collaboration with Cigna/Health Spring to members with acute psychological needs. Medication-related problems endanger the lives of a high percentage of elders living at home, leaving them at risk for falls, dizziness, cardiac symptoms, confusion and other side effects that frequently result in unnecessary ER visits and hospitalization.... Read More
September 17, 2015Daylyn Presley

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Sep2015
The success of Partners Community-Based Care Transitions Program in West LA, which has seen a change in readmission reduction rates among those served of 28.1%, has resulted in a private contract with UCLA Medical Group to serve their members. Utilizing Partners Care Transitions/HomeMeds Plus 30 program, UCLA began referring high-risk patients from Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center in early May 2015. “The strength of our partnerships at UCLA is reflected in the degree to which we have become involved in their other readmission initiatives,” commented Anwar Zoueihid, Vice-President, Health Services at ... Read More
September 14, 2015Daylyn Presley

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Sep2015
Partners in Care Foundation, a Los Angeles based non-profit that provides community-based care services, has become the only organization in the Western United States to receive new grant funding aimed at reducing the rapidly escalating number of older Americans at risk for falls. The grant award was announced by the Administration on Aging (AoA) during the recent White House Conference on Aging. Alarming figures published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that one out of three older adults falls each year, resulting in 734,000 hospitalizations, at a cost, ... Read More
September 14, 2015Daylyn Presley

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Sep2015
The high quality of Partners in Care’s community-based care management has been recognized with a two-year Accreditation from the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Partners is one of the agencies that has championed the concept of community-based care management organizations seeking quality Accreditation, and is only the second CBO in the nation to receive the NCQA seal. Widely regarded as representing the gold standard for the assessment of and reporting on healthcare provision, NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. Partners received NCQA Accreditation ... Read More
September 6, 2015Daylyn Presley
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