Tag: UAB Medicine

Dr. Edward E. Partridge to Speak at 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference

Dr. Edward E. Partridge, Chief Medical Officer of Conversion Healthcare, is slated to speak at the 2018 Healthcare Bundled Payments Conference. The conference is scheduled for September 13-14, 2018 in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Partridge will draw on his experience as Medical Director of the UAB Health System Cancer Community Network and Director Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of the UAB Comprehensive...

Alternative Payment Models, BPCI, BPCI Advanced, Bundled Payments, Care Guidance, Patient Care Connect, Patient Navigation, UAB Medicine

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UAB Medicine, Cancer Navigation Program, COPD Care Guidance

UAB Medicine Partners With Guideway Care for COPD Care Guidance

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Apr 24, 2018: Guideway Care today announced a new care guidance partnership with UAB Medicine for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The partnership aims to improve patient health by providing additional, non-clinical support beyond the hospital stay. Patients in the program receive support and instruction from trained lay navigators, or care guides, through...

Alternative Payment Models, Bundled Payments, Care Coordination, Care Guidance, COPD, HRRP, Patient Navigation, Readmissions, UAB Medicine

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Craig Parker Tells the Guideway Care Story in a Techbilder’s Blog

The story behind Guideway Care goes back to the early 2000s, when a team from UAB led by Ed Partridge and Mona Fouad secured a grant to conduct women’s health screenings in rural Alabama. Their goal was to eliminate the disparities in disease detection and treatment between rural and urban regions. Read more at http://www.techbilders.com/index.php/2017/10/11/craig-parker-guideway-care/.

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Guidance, Health Disparities, Patient Navigation, Rural Health, UAB Medicine

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Guideway Care Welcomes Chief Medical Officer, Edward E. Partridge, M.D.

Birmingham, AL, October 3, 2017: Edward E. Partridge, M.D., has been named chief medical officer of Birmingham, Alabama-based Guideway Care, according to an announcement by Craig Parker, the company’s president and CEO. Dr. Partridge, recognized as one of the country’s leading gynecologic-oncologists, is highly regarded for his work to improve access to quality health care for underserved populations...

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Coordination, Care Guidance, Health Disparities, OCM, Oncology Care Model, Patient Navigation, UAB Medicine

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UAB Medicine, Cancer Navigation Program, COPD Care Guidance

UAB Expands Cancer Navigation Program Nationally With Guideway Care

Read this story online and see photo at www.uab.edu/news . The UAB News Studio is available for live or taped interviews with UAB experts.   BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Every diagnosis of cancer comes with fear, anxiety, even confusion. Patients are faced with crucial decisions and have an urgent need for information they can trust. Most of all, patients need someone to help guide them through the complex...

Cancer, Cancer Navigation, Care Guidance, OCM, Oncology, Oncology Care Model, Patient Care Connect, Patient Navigation, Readmissions, UAB Medicine

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