Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH)
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Surviving and Thriving in a Patient Centered Medical Home

Surviving and Thriving in a Patient Centered Medical Home | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

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We are a resource for doctors who are ready for the collaborative future of health care, and are happy to provide complimentary educational materials such as videos, podcasts and newsletters which will help doctors lead their practice into the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model.

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Involving the Entire Care Team in the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Involving the Entire Care Team in the Patient-Centered Medical Home | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

Kurt Elward, MD, MPH
Family and Internal Medicine

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Communicating a Patient's Care Plan in Your Medical Home

When creating a care plan for a patient, communication and understanding their prior medical history is key but showing them a level of respect and appreciat...
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A happy patient is well connected to a doctor

A happy patient is well connected to a doctor | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
A new trend in American health care is the patient-centered medical home.
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Developing Patient Relationships for Medical Home Success

In a patient-centered medical home, the patient is the foundation for a successful practice. Dr. Kurt S. Elward, MD, MPH delivers several key tips on how to ...
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Involving the Entire Care Team in the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Involving the Entire Care Team in the Patient-Centered Medical Home | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Kurt Elward, MD, MPH
Family and Internal Medicine
Director for Quality Initiatives, Medical Society of Virginia Foundation
One of the most crucial factors in successfully implementing the...
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Care Coordination in a Medical Home Role of Front Office Staff, Nurses and Physician

When making the switch to a patient--centered medical home, make sure you let your team know that their roles may be evolving and what they can expect from t...
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Payers and the Patient-Centered Medical Home

Payers and the Patient-Centered Medical Home | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Robert Chessin, MD
Pediatric Healthcare Associates
Today, insurers use a different set of parameters to determine payments to patient-centered medical homes than the traditional reimbursement...
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Health IT central to population health in the medical neighborhood

Health IT central to population health in the medical neighborhood | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Health IT offers the opportunity to expand upon the patient-centered medical home, according to a report from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative. Though many providers are working...
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Not all medical homes created equal

Not all medical homes created equal | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Don't use the same measuring stick to judge the effectiveness of all patient-centered medical homes (PCMH), advised a policy expert and PCMH researcher, MedPage Today reported.
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Building a PCMH Framework for Evidence Based Medicine

The structure of a Patient-Centered Medical Home is built on several components, the first being the framework. Len Fromer, MD explains the key ideas behind ...
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Explaining Evidence-Based Medicine to Your Medical Home Staff

Explaining Evidence-Based Medicine to Your Medical Home Staff | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Len Fromer, MD
Executive Medical Director, Group Practice Forum
Assistant Clinical Professor
Depart. of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles
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4 surprising benefits of PCMH | Healthcare IT News

4 surprising benefits of PCMH | Healthcare IT News | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

Unexpected consequences are often the bane of a policymaker’s existence.  Sometimes, though, what you don’t expect actually turns out well.

The move toward patient centered medical homes has been largely driven by the desire to improve patient outcomes and for providers to take advantage of incentive money to help fund IT upgrades, says Michael Meucci, a director with healthcare consultant firm Arcadia Solutions.

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Implementing New Processes at a Patient-Centered Medical Home

Implementing New Processes at a Patient-Centered Medical Home | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

Len Fromer, MD
Executive Medical Director, Group Practice Forum
Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles

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3 ACO building blocks

3 ACO building blocks | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

With ACOs having tripled in number since 2011, to almost 500, and costing between $1 million and $4 million up-front, getting the analytics right can mean the difference between success and failure in the shared savings model. So said Naveen Sarabu, in a talk he delivered Oct. 29 at the AHIMA Convention. Many ACOs start out with massive population health analytics projects, he told the audience. Sarabu suggested taking a different tack.

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Bolstering mobile tools to drive patient-centered accountable care

Bolstering mobile tools to drive patient-centered accountable care | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

As healthcare providers move toward accountable care organizations (ACO) and patient-centered medical home (PCMH) models of care delivery, integrated clinical resources and mobile health management tools are increasingly critical to success.

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Engaging Patients in Their Care Plans

When attempting to engage patients in their care plans, focusing on what makes the most sense to them personally will allow for a better overall patient expe...
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Health Information Technology and the Patient Centered Medical Home: Seven Additional Caveats

Health Information Technology and the Patient Centered Medical Home: Seven Additional Caveats | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

The Disease Management Care Blog is scheduled to participate in a November 12 PCPCC webinar on the timely topic of population health management (PHM).  We'll be focusing on the October 2013 PCPCC report "Managing Populations, Maximizing Technology." Readers can download it here and refer to page 2 where the DMCB, among other luminaries, is acknowledged for its thoughtful review.

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Documenting Your Medical Home Practices for Payer Reporting

Dr. Robert Chessin, MD outlines certain procedures that will help you document your medical home practices for payer reporting. Dr. Chessin shares how acknow...
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Key Elements of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Leadership Plan

Key Elements of a Patient-Centered Medical Home Leadership Plan | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Kurt Elward, MD, MPH
Family and Internal Medicine
Director for Quality Initiatives, Medical Society for Virginia Foundation
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The Physician must lead the effort. #pcm

 

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Hello, I am your patient - Improving the Patient Experience

Hello, I am your patient - Improving the Patient Experience | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
The Beryl Institute is the global community of practice and premier thought leader on improving the patient experience in healthcare.
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Decoding the ACA: What's a Patient-Centered Medical Home?

Decoding the ACA: What's a Patient-Centered Medical Home? | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it
Are you increasingly frustrated with having to attend multiple medical appointments to receive a single answer about your medical care? How annoyed are you when you realize that the answer or sugge...
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Patient-centered medical home philosophy boosts patient, physician satisfaction with care delivery

Patient-centered medical home philosophy boosts patient, physician satisfaction with care delivery | Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) | Scoop.it

The common refrain about health care is that it’s a broken system. A new joint program between the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) demonstrates a way to mend the system with a new patient-centered program that is getting raves from patients, as well as the residents and nurses who provide their care.

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NCQA Medical Homes Pass 6,000 Mark

The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) passed a major milestone in September, as the 6,000th medical practice earned NCQA Recognition as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
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