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Making Room for Specialists in the Medical Neighborhood

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model has historically focused on primary care medicine. The model was designed to promote comprehensive care – managing acute and chronic conditions, providing preventive services – by improving patient access to a care team. 546 more words

Patient-Centered Care

Use PCMH Principles to Improve Vaccination Rates

What does it mean to be a medical home? In these times of Accountable Care Organizations, patient-centered medical home (PCMH) certifications, and Medicaid Redesign projects it can be easy to lose sight of a meaningful way to measure our progress toward becoming a PCMH. 621 more words

Family Medicine

Improving Immunization Rates Through Creation of a Practice Care Team and Vaccine Champion

This is part of a series by the STFM Group on Immunization Education for National Immunization Awareness Month.

The CDC estimates that vaccinations will prevent more than 21 million hospitalizations and 732,000 deaths among children born in the last 20 years. 618 more words

Family Medicine

Paul Grundy, MD the “Godfather" of the Patient Centered Medical Home on PopHealth Week

This week on PopHealth Week, Wednesday at 3 pm eastern, 12 pm pacific, in our continuing focus on primary care and population health we are pleased to welcome… 168 more words

Gregg Masters

NCQA PCMH REDESIGN

By Julie Wood MSc. PCMH CCE

Co-Founder, Patient Centered Solutions LLC

The NCQA is in the process of redesigning not only the initial Patient Centered Medical Home recognition process, but also the renewal process for already recognized practices. 1,070 more words

Managed Care

The Changing Role of Primary Care Providers - PopHealth Week's Focus in July

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The role of Primary Care Providers is changing and much of this is for the better. With the Triple Aim… 365 more words

How does a Family Physician pick a primary care physician?

 by Theadora Sakata

It is graduation time in Residency Land, and my time as a family medicine trainee is coming to a close. I am off to the Eastern time zone for a fellowship in sports medicine and find myself in a position common to many geographically mobile members of today’s workforce: a patient in need of a primary care physician. 703 more words