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    Is it an Emergency?

    Please use the form below for sharing with patients to assist with determining what type of care a patient should seek based on symptoms. Is it an Emergency?

  • The presence of albuminuria is a POWERFUL predictor of Renal and Cardiovascular Risk in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Download PDF . All patients with Diabetes should have a microalbumin screen at least once a year. If you have significant gaps in this metric, you will receive a separate mailing with a list of patients for gap closure. If you are interested in obtaining a list of gaps, or have any other questions, please feel free to contact your Regional Medical Director or Quality Performance Special...

  • Statin Use In Diabetics Statin Therapy for Patients with Diabetes - Download PDF Version Adults 40–75 years of age with diabetes, who do or do not have clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), should be started on a statin for primary and secondary prevention of ASCVD regardless of lipid status.   Medications One of the following medications must have been dispensed. Note: The active ingredients are limited to oral formulations only. Drug Category Medications Statin medications · Lo...

  • The 2013 American College of Cardiology (ACC) / American Heart Association (AHA) lipid guidelines represented a paradigm shift in the treatment of dyslipidemia. The 2017 American Diabetes Association Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes make similar recommendations. In a continued effort to improve outcomes and provide quality care, we are contacting you with new clinical guidelines, and talking points to your patients, regarding the use of statins. Patients will need your help "buying in" to stat...

  • Adults 40–75 years of age with diabetes, who do or do not have clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), should be started on a statin for primary and secondary prevention of ASCVD regardless of lipid status. Medications One of the following medications must have been dispensed. Note: The active ingredients are limited to oral formulations only. Drug Category Medications Statin medications * Lovastatin * Fluvastatin * Pravastatin * Simvastatin * Rosuvastatin * Atorvastatin * Pitavastatin ...

  • Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Renal dysfunction is a potentially pivotal development in diabetes, and microalbuminuria is generally the first clinical sign of renal complication. Screening for albuminuria may be the most effective way to identify patients early who are at increased risk for renal events. Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. If you have any questi...

  • Pap tests in women aged 21-29 and 30 – 65 years of age In average risk women, annual cervical cytology screening has been shown to offer no advantage over screening performed at 3-year intervals, without HPV co-testing, for age 21-29 or 5-year intervals, with HPV co-testing, for age 30-65. However, a well-woman visit should occur annually to discuss prevention practices, recognizing risk factors for disease, identifying medical problems, and establishing the clinician–patient relationship. Women who hav...

  • MAPS This facility utilizes the Michigan Automated Prescription System In partnership with the state of Michigan to assist in the prevention of prescription drug abuse, diversion, overprescribing, and overdispensing of controlled substances, and to ensure the health and safety of our community. michigan.gov/mimapsinfo For members 18 years and older, the rate per 1,000 receiving prescription opioids at a high dosage for at least 15 days during the measurement year (average morphine equivalent dose [MED] ...

  • DID YOU KNOW?? McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) will be publishing the Standards of Medical Care in several key clinical areas on a semimonthly basis. These rigorously reviewed recommendations are evidence based recommended practices meant to guide preventive care and treatment. These guidelines are the basis for care quality for the National Committee for Quality Assurance HEDIS measures. This ensures that clinicians have the key information needed to provide better healthcare, leading to improved outc...