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March 2018 Edition

Last week, we were pleased to honor seven top-performing organizations at AMGA’s Annual Conference in Phoenix with our first-ever Together 2 Goal® Awards. The 2018 recipients are:

  • Best Performance by a Small Group: Baton Rouge Clinic and PriMed Physicians
  • Best Performance by a Large Group: Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group, Inc.
  • Most Improved Small Group: The Portland Clinic
  • Most Improved Large Group: Mercy Medical Group and Tulane University Medical Group
  • Honorable Mention: Coastal Carolina Health Care, PA

The “Best Performance” and “Most Improved” categories recognize top bundle performances and the “Honorable Mention” recognizes the best performance in the Basic Track.

Congratulations to our winners!

Questions about Together 2 Goal®? Email us at together2goal@amga.org.

Upcoming Dates

March 15: Monthly campaign webinar on addressing health disparities in Latino populations with diabetes (register)

March 16: Deadline to apply for the Together 2 Goal® Innovator Track Eye Care Cohort (learn more)

March 28: AMGA webinar highlighting Mercy’s text messaging program for diabetes (register)

March 30: Deadline to apply to present at AMGA’s 2018 Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL) (learn more)

April 6: Deadline to apply for 2018 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge (learn more)

April 19: Monthly campaign webinar on the role of the nurse in diabetes care (register)

Campaign Spotlight

Mark your calendar for AMGA’s Institute for Quality Leadership (IQL), taking place November 13-15, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. IQL will focus on strategies for succeeding in risk-based payment models, including Medicare Advantage.

If your group has a groundbreaking strategy, innovative partnership, or thought-provoking case study related to your experience with taking on risk, we invite you to submit a proposal for consideration to be included on the agenda. This is a great opportunity to present the success you’ve had with Together 2 Goal® or other quality improvement projects. To secure your spot, please review the information in our Call for Presentations and submit your proposal by Friday, March 30, 2018.

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Million Hearts
Resource of the Month

Is your organization leading the pack in blood pressure control rates for your patients? Health professionals, practices, and health systems that have achieved hypertension control rates of at least 80% are eligible to enter the 2018 Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge.

These annual awards provide an opportunity for individuals and groups with exceptional control to be recognized with this esteemed honor. HHS and Million Hearts® have consistently recognized participants in Together 2 Goal® and Measure Up/Pressure Down® in these annual awards. The submission deadline is April 6, 2018.

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