The recent report from the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative showed the tremendous impact of the PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (PCMH)on the cost and quality of care.
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The success of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) depends upon collaboration and coordination. But PCMHs focus mainly on primary care, and patients requiring specialty care are often frustrated when they don’t find the same type of coordination in a specialist’s office. 52 more words
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
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