e-Visits: just what the patient ordered.

December 11, 2017- Sometimes getting to your doctor’s office is just too difficult, whether you’re managing sick children, juggling a demanding work schedule or so completely under the weather it’s challenging to go anywhere. That’s why Together Health Network offers e-Visit, an online, video meeting with your participating primary care physician. e-Visits are a perfect solution for non-urgent illnesses or injuri....Read more



Together Health Network Names New Board of Directors Vice Chair

December 11, 2017- Patrick McGuire, Ascension Michigan’s CFO, is elected vice chairman for Together Health Network’s Board of Directors Southfield, MI – December 12, 2017, Together Health Network announces the appointment of Patrick McGuire as the organization’s new Board of Directors vice chairman. McGuire has served on Together Health Network’s board since 2014 and is the Chief Financial Officer and Execu....Read more



Clinical Integration, a Partnership with Care Providers

November 15, 2017- Clinical integration continues to gain momentum both nationally and in Michigan. Why? Because it facilitates coordination of patient care across conditions, providers, and settings to achieve care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, and patient-centered. How does clinical integration make a difference? In an effective clinically integrated network, primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals....Read more



What’s what with Telemedicine, Telehealth, Telecare and Virtual Care?

November 3, 2017- Let’s face it; the health care industry is awash with acronyms and terms that can often muddy the waters for patients, physicians and payers when it comes to understanding health and care. The intersection of medicine and technology certainly contributes to this confusion as well. Rapidly emerging virtual care delivery services are certainly no strangers to this phenomenon. Names like telehealth, tele....Read more



Together Health Network and Ascension Michigan Launch 24/7 Patient Virtual Care

October 18, 2017- Southfield, MI – October 18, 2017, Together Health Network (togetherhealthnetwork.org) in conjunction with Ascension Michigan has launched a virtual care direct-to-consumer service that provides patients with 24/7/365 access to board-certified doctors and pediatricians via secure online video or smartphone. The program, piloted by Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, is an on-demand health service that will no....Read more



Together Health Network Announces New Board Member

September 13, 2017- Michigan’s premier clinically integrated network adds William Edgar, MD to its Board of Directors. Southfield, MI – Together Health Network (http://www.togetherhealthnetwork.org) Scott Eathorne, MD, President and CEO of Together Health Network, announced today the appointment of Dr. William Edgar, MD to its Board of Managers. Dr. Edgar is a family physician practicing in Linden, Michigan and a longst....Read more



Together Health Network Names New Board Chairman

August 17, 2017- Rob Casalou takes lead role on Michigan’s premier clinically integrated network Board of Directors Southfield, MI – July 26, 2017, Together Health Network (http://www.togetherhealthnetwork.org) announced today that Rob Casalou has been elected chairman of its Board of Directors. Casalou succeeds Gwen MacKenzie, who will maintain a seat on the Board as a system executive. Casalou, who is president....Read more



Together Health Network Appoints New Senior Managed Care Contractor

July 25, 2017- Southfield, MI – July 26, 2017, Together Health Network announced today that Together Health Network has added Jackie DuPuy as its Senior Managed Care Contractor, part of the organization’s Finance and Contracting team. Jackie joins Together Health Network from Meridian Health Plan where she was Manager for Network Development. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Wayne State Universit....Read more



CARE COORDINATION VIA CLINICAL INTEGRATION

July 5, 2017- Together Health Network was Michigan’s first true statewide clinically integrated network or CIN. It’s been said that clinically integrated networks live at the intersection of patient experience, improved population health and cost reduction. These guiding principles were certainly the shared vision and goals that united our partner health systems of Ascension Health, Trinity Health and Michigan Medic....Read more



DOCTORS FIND STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

June 15, 2017- Many leading physicians believe that a clinically integrated network is essential to achieving health care’s Quadruple Aim: better patient experiences, better population health, better cost controls, and a better work life for physicians and other clinicians. Together Health Network was recently featured in an article highlighting how doctors find strength in numbers: read more....Read more