Topic: Medical Homes
A patient centered medical home (PCMH) is a health care setting that seeks to deliver care in a culturally and linguistically appropriate manner through a collection of strategies like registries, information technology, health information exchange, and other means. PCMH is an accreditation program that requires compliance with multiple criteria in order to be recognized as such under new health care reform and reimbursement policies.
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Guidelines and Manuals
American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Physicians (ACP), American Osteopathic Association (AOA)February 2011
Guidelines to assist with the development and use of accreditation and recognition programs that assess whether a medical practice qualifies as a primary care medical home (PCMH).
Webinars and Training
National Center for Innovation in HIV CareMarch 2015
Discussion of how ASO organizational restructuring can ultimately improve treatment outcomes of their clients.
AETC National Coordinating Resource CenterJanuary 2015
Clinical education/training resources and patient education materials on a range of HIV clinical care and clinical management topics.
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)June 2014
Learn about referral tracking and care coordination and how it fits within the primary care medical homes model.
National Quality CenterMarch 2014
Webcasts from the in+care campaign, a quality management initiative to bring patients back to care and keep others from falling out of care.
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)March 2014
Webcast covering immediate linkage of patients to a care team, successful approaches to peer navigation and self-management, and innovative ways to involve consumers in the quality management process.
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)December 2013
Best Practices from a California HIV/AIDS PCMH Demonstration Project
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)September 2013
Session on how to assign individual patients to individual providers and care teams with sensitivity to patient and family preferences.
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)August 2013
An Introduction to the PCMH model and its role in Ryan White Clinics
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC)May 2013
This 90 minute presentation sponsored by the HIV Medical Homes Resource Center covers the following areas:
Los Angeles County Department of Public HealthAugust 2010
Review of the Los Angeles County Planning Council and Grantee process for migrating from the case management to medical home model.
Reports and Best Practices
HIV/AIDS Medical Homes Resource Center (HIV-MHRC), HRSA HIV/AIDS BureauMarch 2014
This document is a comprehensive bibliography of references on Primary Care Medical Homes and related topics from a wide range of print resources including major medical journals, healthcare organization publications, etc. Topics include: general references, coaching/practice facilitation, electronic medical records, leadership, self-management, and evaluation.
National Committee for Quality AssuranceJuly 2014
Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition program with training resources to secure PCMH status.
Resources on integrating primary care with behavioral health services to better address mental health and substance use needs.
The Commonwealth FundFebruary 2012
This report outlines and describes the changes that most medical practices would need to make to become patient-centered medical homes.
Patient-Centered Primary Care CollaborativeJanuary 2012
Coalition of entities that advocates for the core principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) through dissemination of information, advocacy and convening of expert events.
HRSA BPHCJanuary 2011
Patient‐Centered Medical/Health Home (PCMHH) Initiative helps health centers gain medical home recognition.
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
This website provides information on Joint Commission accreditation programs for Primary Care Medical Homes, including in hospital and ambulatory care settings.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
This website contains The National Center for Medical Home’s links and resources for organizations that have developed or are currently developing programs that recognize and accredit healthcare organizations as medical homes based on a specific standards and guidelines developed in 2011. Contents include descriptions of recognition and accreditation programs from the National Committee for Quality Assurance, URAC, the Joint Commission, and the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, as well as program comparisons.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
This website provides access to evidence-based resources about the patient-centered medical home concept and practice.
MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation
This site describes a five-year collaborative initiative to help 65 primary care sites in five states become high-performing patient-centered medical homes.
American Association of Family Physicians
This website describes a process of practice redesign of primary care practices into patient-centered medical homes and evaluates their efforts using the TransforMED Patient-Centered Model. The site includes information and resources for physicians, payers, and hospitals.