The Community Technology Assessment Advisory Board Opens in a new window reviews new or expanded health care technology, services and capital spending. Its non-binding decisions help payers formulate reimbursement policies.
In partnership with New York Blood Pressure Inc., the High Blood Pressure Collaborative has placed 25 blood pressure kiosks in high-traffic locations in Monroe County.
Patients working with care managers showed improvement in blood glucose, blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, clinical markers for diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. Read more here Opens in a new window.
These focus groups, along with key informant interviews, helped uncover barriers faced by communities of color, individuals without health insurance and the rural and urban poor. The findings helped to guide local efforts to redesign Medicaid Opens in a new window.
The Community Technology Assessment Advisory Board Opens in a new window aims to achieve a health care system with adequate capacity that promotes patient access to services, avoids duplication and contains costs.