By Deena Hazime, RN
Advantage Health Center
Advantage Health Center’s MI Care Team is a medical health service that strives to provide eligible patients with higher level of coordinated medical care. Advantage Health Center is one of the 10 health centers in Michigan who brought this integrated service to our outreach community with the goal to further improve the patient experience and to help resolve issues.
How does it work? Eligible patients will be connected to a community health worker and an RN care manager who will provide on-going support in helping patients maintain their wellness and connect them to various programs, services, and resources within the agency and in the community.
How do you qualify? You have a Medicaid and/or the Healthy Michigan Plan as your insurance provider. You are diagnosed with depression and/or anxiety and have one or more of the following medical health conditions:
- Heart Disease
Our goals at Advantage Heath Centers are to:
- Increase access to health care
- Increase hospital post-discharge follow up
- Create a continuum of care
- Reduce health care costs
- Reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and readmissions
- Reduce unnecessary emergency room visits
- Improve patient outcomes
- Increase the use of health information technology
We are here to help!