Mile Square Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a unit of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System serving Chicago IL, is installing Forward Health Group’s PopulationManager and The Guideline Advantage™. The Guideline Advantage is a quality improvement program of the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association. The Guideline Advantage works to help improve patient health through prevention, early detection and management of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease.
Mile Square Health Centers provide holistic, quality health services in the midst of an underserved, urban community in Chicago. The concept of holistic services includes not only actions to restore health, but also to prevent disease, promote healthy life styles and provide personalized support to individuals and families.
The Guideline Advantage leverages population health management tools from Madison, Wisconsin-based Forward Health Group. Mile Square is using those tools to transform its outpatient practice data into actionable information with the goal of preventing chronic diseases and improving the lives of those living with cancer, diabetes and heart disease.
The Guideline Advantage™ combines the expertise of the American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association (ACS, ADA, AHA) to advance prevention and disease management in the outpatient setting. The program promotes the use of evidence-based treatment guidelines, performance measurement tools and quality improvement strategies with the goal of helping you offer your patients every advantage for a healthy life. Visit www.guidelineadvantage.org
Forward Health Group, Inc. (FHG) is a leading-edge provider of data solutions critical to maximizing returns in today’s changing health care environment. FHG’s PopulationManager® platform provides best-in-class data collection, validation, and visualization. The data delivered by FHG enables health care stakeholders to track quality and financial measures, assess and manage risk, and take action to positively impact clinical outcomes and lower costs. As health care is transformed, Forward Health Group is setting the new standard of data care.
November 19, 2014