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Share the Care: An Interview with Amireh Ghorob

Blog - March 5, 2015
Kate Elliott, Patient-Centered Primary Care Institute
The Institute interviewed health care transformation and redesign expert Amireh Ghorob, MPH, about Share the Care, a patient-focused team-based approach to primary care.

The Importance of Medical Homes for Children and Youth with Special Healthcare Needs

Blog - February 25, 2015
Colleen Reuland, OPIP
The concept of medical home was first introduced in 1967 by the American Academy of Pediatrics as a model specifically designed for children and youth with special healthcare needs (CYSHCN). Though conversations around medical home have drifted toward a focus on adults with chronic conditions, the CYSHCN population could benefit most from this model.

How Oregon is Helping to Prevent One Million Heart Attacks

Blog - February 11, 2015
David Caress, MSW, MBA, CPHQ, Acumentra Health
Learn how Acumentra Health and HealthInsight are working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes by 2017 via the Million Hearts initiative.

Empanelment & Team-Based Care: What They Really Mean

Blog - January 27, 2015
Marcelle Thurston, MS, RD, CDE, CareOregon
Empanelment, the act of assigning patients to care teams, and team-based care were topics of a recent Institute Learning Collaborative session. But what exactly did participants learn?

School-Based Health Centers and the Medical Home Model

Blog - January 5, 2015
Rafael Otto, Oregon School-Based Health Alliance
While SBHCs are generally well-aligned with PCPCH standards, with a shared mission to integrate primary care in a way that is truly patient-centered and personal, the role of the SBHC still needs clarification to maximize care delivery and coordination.