Managing CKD in Primary care
PES Chief Medical Officer, Benjamin Littenberg, MD, addressed issues facing primary care providers caring for patients with kidney disease at the Michigan Primary Care Consortium, October 19, 2013.
pes SOLUTION VALIDATED BY PEER REVIEWED RESEARCH
The PES solution for diabetes demonstrated effectiveness in a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded study that verified care process improvements.
SEE THE2004 NIH STUDY
2009 FOLLOW-UP: IMPROVED PATIENT CARE AND LOWER COSTS
What's News at PES?
PES Collaboration with Empire Physicians Medical Group: Improved Patient Outcomes and Lower Costs
Yvonne Sonnenberg, President, Empire Physician Medical Group, and Stanley Goldstein, CEO of Patient Engagement Systems spoke at the recent National Accountable Care Congress in Southern California. Costs savings of nearly $2,000 per patient per year were achieved.
ESRD: Identify Early, Keep Patients Healthier, Delay Progression to Dialysis
According to the American Society of Nephrology, kidney disease can be slowed and the transition to dialysis delayed if it is detected early. That's a big IF. But here's how to do it.
"Screening for Early Diabetic Nephropathy: the Role of Laboratory Ordering Systems"
Most patients with diabetes should have the microalbumin:creatinine ratio (ACR) test once a year. Some patients with kidney disease need testing more often. But often, that's not what happens, and PES clinicians wanted to understand why. The results of their investigation are published this month in LabMedicine, the journal of medical laboratory professionals.
The Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA) is a nonprofit organization that engages with all healthcare stakeholders to promote collaboration. Active throughout California, the association promotes quality improvement, accountability, and affordability. The IHA also administers various regional and statewide programs and serves as an incubator for pilot programs and projects.
PES was awarded Bronze Honors for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection from URAC, the nation's leading accreditation organization. This award recognizes achievements of organizations that are effectively advancing the role of consumers as active participants in health care through Consumer Decision-Making.
Find more details in the press release.