The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), in partnership with HealthTeamWorks and the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, will be hosting the first-ever 2014 Western Regional Conference on June 9-10 in Denver, CO.
On Thursday, April 24th, from 11am-12pm PT, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) will host this webinar on effectively implementing and sustaining Medicaid health homes. Attendees will hear from two early adopter states: New York and Missouri.
Building on the 2007 original publication to emphasize the importance of this core principle, members of six national Family Medicine Organizations came together to draft, endorse and release a set of Joint Principles for Integrating Behavioral Health Care into the PCMH.
As more health care organizations adopt a team-based model of care, investing in medical assistants, community health workers, lab technicians and other frontline workers proves to be critical for improving efficiency and quality of care.
A survey on patient satisfaction among young rural Latinos in Oregon suggests that providers need to address and improve upon existing language and cultural barriers in order for Latinos to feel more comfortable accessing health care.
This blog cites a three year medical home pilot study in Pennsylvania released by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Though no significant changes in quality or cost of care are revealed, findings support the need for continued improvements in care delivery, payment methods and implementation.
As a shortage of primary care physicians becomes more prevalent in the U.S., more practices are adopting a team-based care approach, wherein patients are seen by a group of nurse practitioners, physician assistants, clinical pharmacists, and other health professionals instead of just one doctor.
According to the fourth Health System Transformation report released last week, Oregon's CCO model is continuing to improve key areas of care for Medicaid patients. The report indicates that emergency department use is decreasing and primary care use is increasing, among other findings.