ACS announces creation of Georgia Surgical Quality Collaborative Today.

Participating hospitals have saved a lot more than $3.7 million by avoiding 135 attacks and decreasing the common hospital stay over a two-and-a-half year period.’ Bryant W. But more importantly, the program has given our surgeons a significant opportunity to get together, as a group, to improve the care of our patients.’ Following introductory presentations, Bruce Feinberg, Perform, vice president and chief medical officer of Cardinal Wellness Specialty Solutions, and host of The Every week Check-Up on WSB Radio in Atlanta, moderated a lively panel discussion with additional healthcare experts representing health plans/payers, purchasers and hospitals, including: Jerry Dubberly, PharmD, MBA, chief, Medicaid Division, Georgia Section of Community Health; Alexandra Leopold, regional vice president, provider engagement and contracting, BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia; Dane C.The assistance also decreases costs by enabling human resources departments to devote fewer workers to handling complicated retiree medical coverage issues and removing the administration charges of self-insured Medicare Health supplement plans. ‘Retirees and their own families need relevant, customized details along with personal assistance,’ said Clay. For example, retirees can consult personal hypothetical ‘imagine if’ questions, determine if their physician participates in a particular plan, and review costs of various medical and drug programs.