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
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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
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
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