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Putting Midlevel Providers in Charge of Your PCMH: An Effective Approach?

A recent article published by EHR Intelligence explored the benefits, challenges, and strategies of non-physician-led patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs).  Instead of the traditional approach of having a physician at the core of the PCMH care team, this emerging model recognizes the value and abilities of midlevel providers – namely, NPs and PAs – and puts them in a position to effectively lead the care team and operate the PCMH model. 400 more words

Healthcare Reform

Link Round Up

Today we are featuring some links focusing on primary care:

  • Medical Care published a special supplement, featuring articles discussing the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative: “a multistate, multiyear initiative to bring the medical home model of primary care to the most vulnerable U.S.
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Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and Behavioral Health Integration

We are honored this week to have Steven Daviss return as our guest on #hcldr. Dr. Daviss was our guest host back in February ( 866 more words

Healthcare Leadership

Docs frustrated with transition to electronic medical records

By Molly Rosbach / Yakima Herald-Republic

September 12, 2014

Scribe AJ Lakey enters patient information that will become part of an electronic medical record as Dr. 1,479 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

VA Lays Groundwork for Private Care - Nextgov

By Bob Brewin
September 15, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to outsource issuance and administration of the “Veteran’s Choice Card,” a key provision of legislation signed last month by President Barack Obama that allows veterans to seek health care from private providers outside the Veterans Health Administration network of 950-plus hospitals and clinics. 291 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Bickering Among EHR Vendors, Payers And Providers Continues To Put Patient Safety At Risk - Forbes

Pharma & Healthcare 8/26/2014 @ 1:23PM

Remember that Boston Globe story from July that questioned the safety and efficacy of electronic health records? If you haven’t seen it, I recommend that you check it out, but take a grain of salt with it, since the story neglects to say that the savings and quality gains promised with the $27 billion Meaningful Use EHR incentive program aren’t supposed to be realized until Stage 3, which won’t start before 2017. 809 more words

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