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Primary Care

Maintain and Encourage Independence. Meet CMS MIPS Standards. Enhance Quality, Value-Based Care. 

The Primary Care physician is the front-line gatekeeper for patient fall-prevention practices in the community setting. As a physician often cares for their patient throughout their lifetime, it is common to see changes occur as the patient ages. An increase risk of falls is one of these changes. 

With the SAFE BALANCE program, the Primary Care physician runs a comprehensive falls-risk assessment at certain points of patient care; during an Annual Wellness Visit (AWV), following a hospitalization, following illness/injury, or after a noticeable decline in function. 

With each SAFE BALANCE assessment completed, pertinent data and information is stored on the patient's file for reference. Using the reporting feature in the program, the Primary Care physician can then examine trends, identify the emergence of new risk factors or decipher which risk factors have been extinguished. 

By proactively addressing these risks, the Primary Care physician can make well-informed decisions on the patient's care plan that often times lead to the elimination of preventable hospital admissions or the occurrence of life-altering injuries following a fall. 

In addition to meeting 3 High-Priority MIPS (318, 154 and 155), the SAFE BALANCE program also boasts increased savings to overall patient care, significant to ACO's and other quality-incentivized health organizations.