Patient-Centered Medical Home
Begin the journey towards a successful PCMH practice.
ACP has gathered a comprehensive collection of information, resources and demonstration projects to assist you in planning for a complete Patient-Centered Medical Home.
Understanding the PCMH
A Patient-Centered Medical Home is a team-based model of care led by a personal physician who provides continuous and coordinated care throughout a patient's lifetime to maximize health outcomes.
Costs, Benefits & Incentives
Learn about the costs to implement a Patient-Centered Medical Home in your practice and the benefits and incentives that will make the process worth the effort.
PCMH in Action
Access profiles of current Patient-Centered Medical Home demonstrations in action across the U.S. The purpose of these demos is to test the model and measure its effect, particularly in terms of quality improvement and cost savings.
Resources & Tools
ACP has gathered a comprehensive set of resources and tools to assist you in planning for a complete Patient-Centered Medical Home in your practice.
Do You Need Help Becoming a Patient Centered Medical Home?
On September 6, the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, released the report "Benefits of Implementing the Primary Care Patient-Centered Medical Home: Cost and Quality Results" This report provides a summary of new and updated results from PCMH initiatives from the past two years, including cost and quality outcomes data.
Recognized PCMH Practices
Introduction to the Patient Centered Medical Home Video
Patients are curious about what a "Patient Centered Medical Home" is and this video was produced by Emmi Solutions in partnership with the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) in an attempt to answer their questions. Many practices already provide the type of care outlined in the video, and it is by no means meant to be critical to those physicians who are doing their best to provide patient-centered care under the current structure.
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