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Family Medicine Residencies Are Incorporating Medical Home Model

Feb 17, 2009 - Although most family medicine residencies have begun adopting pieces of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, model, the 14 residencies taking part in the AAFP's Preparing the Personal Physician for Practice, or P4, initiative are well down the road when it comes to educating ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmh-resids.html

FP Finds Move to PCMH Well Worth Investment

Feb 17, 2009 - Susan Andrews, M.D., of Family Practice Partners in Murfreesboro, Tenn., says she's a strong proponent of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, and continuously tries to find ways to make the model work even better for her practice and her patients. The practice, which was ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217andrews-q-a.html

FPs Succeed in Creating Medical Home for Patients

Feb 17, 2009 - Terry Hanlon is a 60-year-old man who, by his own account, hadn't had a health physical since his stint in the army three decades ago and had never heard of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH. Then, about a year ago, Hanlon stumbled onto the medical home model when he made an ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmhpatienthomes.html

Medical Home Model Calls for New Payment Methods

Feb 17, 2009 - No doubt about it: Most health care stakeholders agree that primary care is in crisis. Most also agree that the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, with its enhanced payment to primary care practices, is a promising solution to that crisis. But when it comes to how much that ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmhpayment.html

Patient-Centered Medical Home Special Report

Feb 17, 2009 - This AAFP News Now special report examines various aspects of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, and the role it can play in healing what many describe as a profoundly broken national health care system.

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh.html

PCMH Gets Off to Slow Start in Nation's Medical Schools

Feb 17, 2009 - A growing number of family medicine residencies are integrating the principles of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, into their programs, but the nation's medical schools remain reluctant to teach students about the PCMH model of care. They are waiting and watching to see how ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmh-med-schools.html

PCMH Likely to Form Basis of Federal Health Care Reform

Feb 17, 2009 - Primary care and the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, are necessary components of any national health care reform package. That philosophy has shown up repeatedly at all levels during the ongoing health care reform debate, say health care analysts.

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmhfedreform.html

PCMH Offers Faster, Easier Access to Improved Clinical Care

Feb 17, 2009 - Although many patients might not yet know about the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, family physicians using the model think it won't take long for people in their care to embrace the concept.

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmh-clinical.html

Physician Benefits From State Program That Pays for Medical Home Status

Feb 17, 2009 - Joseph Mambu, M.D., of Ambler, Pa., had the good fortune to be in the right place at the right time in the spring of 2008. Soon after Mambu's practice, Family Medicine, Geriatrics and Wellness, completed its participation in a two-year national demonstration project on the ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217mambu-q-a.html

Research Calls for Setting Aside Budget Neutrality to Give Medical Home Model Chance to...

Feb 17, 2009 - Hoangmai Pham, M.D., M.P.H., a general internist and senior health researcher at the Center for Studying Health System Change, or HSC, was on the design team for Medicare's patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, demonstration. Pham also was lead author of the paper Paying for Medical ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pham-q-a.html

States Take Lead in Adopting Medical Home Model

Feb 17, 2009 - The patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, has emerged as a driving force behind health care reform efforts on the state level, creating sustained and systematic change that is reshaping the nation's health care landscape.

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmhstates.html

Subspecialists Willing, Even Eager to Work With FPs

Feb 17, 2009 - Perhaps one of the least recognized benefits of the patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, is the opportunity it offers to improve the way primary care physicians and subspecialists work together. Optimizing these collaborations could lead to systemwide cost savings that have the ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217pcmh-subspec.html

Team-Based Care Leads to Financial Success

Feb 17, 2009 - In 2003, Peter Anderson, M.D., a member of the Riverside Medical Group at Hilton Family Practice in Newport News, Va., had all but given up. Two to three pay cuts during a four-year period and the possible resignation of nurses he had worked with for 20 years because they could make ...

AAFP News : Special Report: PCMH

https://www.aafp.org/news/pcmh/20090217anderson-q-a.html

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