Patient-Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use
According to the National Committee for Quality Assurance (the most common accrediting agency for health centers), the “patient-centered medical home is a model of care that puts patients at the forefront of care. PCMHs build better relationships between patients and their clinical care teams. Research shows that PCMHs improve quality and the patient experience, and increase staff satisfaction—while reducing health care costs. Practices that earn recognition have made a commitment to continuous quality improvement and a patient-centered approach to care.” Today, a majority of Health Care for the Homeless health centers have at least one site accredited/recognized for PCMH, most by NCQA, the Joint Commission, or the Accreditation Association for the Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). Most of the following resources were produced when PCMH was still a burgeoning initiative for HCH health centers, yet we retain them here for any useful information that remains.
- Patient-Centered Medical Home: Introduction to the Concept
- Steps to NCQA Recognition for Patient-Centered Medical Home
- Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Case Study on Achieving Level 3
- Patient-Centered Medical Home: Case Study Featuring Mary Howard Health Center
- Patient-Centered Medical Home: Case Study Featuring Yakima Neighborhood Health Services
- Optimizing Health Care for LGBT People in Patient-Centered Medical Homes
- Leading Transformation to a Patient-Centered Medical Home
- Patient-Centered Medical Home Updates for Safety Net Providers
- Using PCMH to Radically and Audaciously Care for Those Experiencing Homelessness (2017) | Presentation by Karen McGlinn and Mary Ann Huntsman of Share Our Selves at the 2017 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference
- Anatomy of Implementation: The Structural Framework for Meaningful Use of Electronic Medical Records | June 2012
- Frequently Asked Questions: Patient-Centered Medical Home for Health Care for Homeless Projects | 2012
- Healing Hands: “Pursuing National Quality Recognition” | Spring 2012
- Key Elements of Integrated Care: A guide to the key elements of integrated care for health care for the homeless providers | 2011
- Meaningful Use Resource Catalogue | 2011
- Readiness for Meaningful Use of Health Information Technology and Patient Centered Medical Home: Summary of responses by homeless health care providers | 2011
- Patient Centered Medical Home Resource Catalogue | 2011
- Nine Steps to NCQA PCMH Recognition | 2011
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