BlueCross BlueShield opening four primary care clinics in Memphis
“We've invested in primary care for some time now with our medical home partnerships and before that patient-centered medical homes. This [Sanitas partnership] was a logical next step for us.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Sustaining effective quality improvement: building capacity for resilience in the practice facilitator workforce
Practice transformation efforts in healthcare, like the patient-centred medical home model in primary care, have spurred the development of multiple quality improvement (QI) and implementation strategies to support effective change. Nonetheless, uncertainty about how to implement and sustain change in complex healthcare settings1 continues to pose significant challenges. Even when practices are receptive, limited QI expertise, constrained resources, and associated staff morale and burnout can impact success. Although efforts among clinicians to improve primary care by embracing a culture of QI continue, healthcare systems ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UMass Medical School Works To Ease Challenge Of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
WORCESTER (CBS) — Caring for a child with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy can be incredibly challenging, but thanks to a local family’s philanthropy and a local medical school’s commitment, treatment is becoming easier for patients and their families. At just over a year old, Diego Ramirez was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, or DMD, a progressive genetic disorder in boys that leads to muscle breakdown. “His muscles felt a little tighter for me, and I felt he was delayed in his development,” said Diego’s mom, Leslie Guzman. Most boys with DMD lose the ability to walk by age 12 and...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Duchenne muscular dystrophy Source Type: news

Featured counter-trafficking program: the CAREs clinic, a primary care medical home for commercially exploited youth - Kappel R, Lemke M, Tuchman LK, Deye K.
This invited article is one of several comprising part of a special issue of Child Abuse and Neglect focused on child trafficking and health. The purpose of each invited article is to describe a specific program serving trafficked children. Featuring these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Yale Refugee Health Program provides medical home for refugees
Collaborating with Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services, the School of Medicine-based program has welcomed over 5,000 refugees to Connecticut since 1982. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How the Eastern Cherokee Took Control of Their Health Care
The Cherokee Indian Hospital reflects the Cherokee culture and serves as a medical home for the tribe. The tribe had success opting for self-governance and out of the Indian Health Service program, but whether other tribes can do as well is less certain. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - July 22, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Transforming Care Delivery to Improve Rural Health
Rural hospitals are looking to transform factors they can control to help improve rural health. Atrium Health in Wadesboro, North Carolina replaced an aging, money-losing hospital with a new hospital to serve as a medical home for population health and primary care, as well as emergency services, and their finances and the community's health has improved. Marshfield Medical Center —Ladysmith in rural Wisconsin is likewise refocusing on population health. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - June 24, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Nurse care coordinators are key to success of patient-centered medical home programs
(George Mason University) In a new study, George Mason University faculty researchers assessed primary care provider experiences with the CareFirst Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) program. Nurse care coordinators and individual care plans for adults with chronic conditions were key to improving health care delivery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Canadian HIV Care Settings as PCMHs Canadian HIV Care Settings as PCMHs
How well do Canadian HIV care settings, which vary considerably in structure, function, and team composition, align with the patient-centered medical home approach?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hiv-Aids Headlines - April 4, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Joint Podcast Covers Youth-to-Adult Care Transition
A new 30-minute podcast breaks down an updated joint clinical report on the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood in the medical home that was released last October. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - March 13, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Former P & G manager hired as HR chief of Cincinnati health care firm
Sycamore Township-based FirstLight HomeCare has hired Procter& Gamble Co. veteran Kim McGraw as executive director of talent acquisition, HR and client services. McGraw began her career with P&G and rose to be a regional human resources manager during more than 20 years with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods such as Tide detergent (NYSE: PG). Privately held FirstLight includes a network of offices operated by franchisees that provide non-medical home care for more than 5,000 clients… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Clinic for uninsured to get new $2.85M location this year
A nonprofit clinic for uninsured patients will move from south of downtown to a new home. Grace Medical Home will relocate to a 19,000-square-foot space later this year at 1417 E. Concord St. in Orlando, thanks to several donations from the city of Orlando and local health care providers. Grace Medical Home bought its new property for $2.85 million on June 23, 2017, according to the Or ange County Property Appraiser. The facility, which gets an average of 11,000 patient visits a year, previously… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Clinic for uninsured to get new $2.85M location this year
A nonprofit clinic for uninsured patients will move from south of downtown to a new home. Grace Medical Home will relocate to a 19,000-square-foot space later this year at 1417 E. Concord St. in Orlando, thanks to several donations from the city of Orlando and local health care providers. Grace Medical Home bought its new property for $2.85 million on June 23, 2017, according to the Or ange County Property Appraiser. The facility, which gets an average of 11,000 patient visits a year, previously… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

UCLA receives $5 million to expand geriatric care and training
Longtime UCLA supporters James and Carol Collins have donated $5 million to the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA to improve services and enhance well-being for older adults. The new Carol and James Collins Endowed Fund in Geriatric Medicine will enhance current programs and enable future investments in innovative research and education.The gift will support such programs as the  UCLA Alzheimer ’s and Dementia Care Program, which helps patients and their families address home safety, caregiver support and other needs; the Medical Home Visit Program; and  Generation Xchange, an intergenerational mentor...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - January 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

AAP Recommends Broader Care for Kids With Special Needs AAP Recommends Broader Care for Kids With Special Needs
In new guidance, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises pediatric primary care and medical home teams to include psychosocial assessments and risk-mitigation strategies in care plans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Duke Primary Care Recognized as Primary Care Medical Home
Treatment TermsPrimary care Author Debbe Geiger Overview Duke Primary Care has earned formal recognition as a Primary Care Medical Home by The Joint Commission, an independent accrediting organization recognized for its quality standards in health care. Its Primary Care Medical Home certification acknowledges our continued commitment to providing comprehensive, coordinated care in an unhurried, patient-focused environment. Content Blocks CTA ButtonDuke Primary Care CTA Header Learn More Hero Imagejointaccredidation.jpg Preview ImageDisplay in Announcement Section:  Reviewer John Anderson, MD, Scott Byerly...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: dg62 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Development and implementation of a pediatric adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and other determinants of health questionnaire in the pediatric medical home: a pilot study - Koita K, Long D, Hessler D, Benson M, Daley K, Bucci M, Thakur N, Burke Harris N.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are associated with poor health outcomes, underlining the significance of early identification and intervention. Currently, there is no validated tool to screen for ACEs exposure in childhood. To fill this gap, we desig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Here's how companies in the healthcare industry accommodate diverse customer bases
Many steps have been taken in the healthcare industry to accommodate its diverse patient bases, especially from two local companies that focus on providing "one-stop shop" medical services and multi-lingual communications services. Five Rivers Health Centers began its mission in 2011 as a medical home for low-income patients. Now, the health care organization operates six health centers in the Dayton region, predominately serving west Dayton residents. Not only does the health care organization… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elizabeth Kyle Source Type: news

Team communication within integrated primary care in the context of suicide prevention: a mixed methods preliminary examination - Funderburk JS, Levandowski BA, Wittink MN, Pigeon WR.
Direct and indirect communication through the electronic medical record play a vital role in helping medical home primary care teams implement suicide prevention efforts. The purpose of this study is to examine how communication related to suicide preventi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Most kids with special healthcare needs still aren't receiving 'patient-centered medical home' care
(Wolters Kluwer Health) The 'patient-centered medical home' (PCMH) approach is an important tool for providing coordinated care for the millions of American children with special healthcare needs. But most of these special-needs children don't have access to care consistent with the PCMH approach, reports a study in the October issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAP Recs on FASD Focus on Integrated Treatment AAP Recs on FASD Focus on Integrated Treatment
An updated clinical report from the AAP provides guidance for pediatricians on managing children with FASD within the medical home after diagnosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

GreenShoot Capital Partners with Medical Home Development Group on a...
The Opioid Collaborative is a leading Provider of primary and specialty care solutions addressing the opioid crisis.(PRWeb August 30, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/greenshoot_capital_partners_with_medical_home_development_group_on_a_multi_state_expansion_investment_for_the_opioid_collaborative/prweb15722969.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - August 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why STD Rates Are Higher Than They ’ve Ever Been
The numbers are clear: With nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in 2017, rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are at an all-time high in the U.S., according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). What’s harder to pinpoint, however, is the reason behind those soaring statistics. On paper, it seems like STD rates should be dropping. Condom use is up. Teenagers and millennials are having less sex with fewer partners than generations past. Stigmas around sexuality and sexual health are beginning to break down. And yet, for four consecutive years...
Source: TIME: Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Sex/Relationships Source Type: news

Advanced Primary Care: A Key Contributor to Successful ACOs (August 2018)
Report examines how advanced primary care models - like the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) -impact the success of ACOs. (Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advanced Primary Care: A Key Contributor to Successful ACOs
Report examines the role of advanced primary care, such as the patient-centered medical home, may contribute to the success or failure of ACOs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - August 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Many Pediatricians Skip Developmental Screening, Study Finds Many Pediatricians Skip Developmental Screening, Study Finds
Children with a medical home were more likely to receive screening, the researchers write.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Baltimore-based insurer's patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program launched in 2011. The goal of the program was "bending the cost curve," Burrell said, or reducing the expected growth in costs of care across CareFirst's membership, as estimated by the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Baltimore-based insurer's patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program launched in 2011. The goal of the program was "bending the cost curve," Burrell said, or reducing the expected growth in costs of care across CareFirst's membership, as estimated by the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 28, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Baltimore-based insurer's patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program launched in 2011. The goal of the program was "bending the cost curve," Burrell said, or reducing the expected growth in costs of care across CareFirst's membership, as estimated by the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

CareFirst: Patient care program has saved $1.2B in health care costs
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield says its seven-year-old program encouraging primary care doctors to work more closely with people has saved regional patients an estimated $1.2 billion on their health care. Spearheaded by CEO Chet Burrell, the Baltimore-based insurer's patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program launched in 2011. The goal of the program was "bending the cost curve," Burrell said, or reducing the expected growth in costs of care across CareFirst's membership, as estimated by the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Bucks nonprofit partners with Keystone First for patient centered medical home program
A partnership between Woods Services and Keystone First has resulted in the opening of an expanded medical center and the launch of a patient centered medical home program in Bucks County. The patient centered medical home program was created to provide comprehensive and coordinated care to the individuals served by Woods. Based in Langhorne, Pa., Woods Services is a nonprofit organization founded in 1913 that — along with four affiliate organizations — provides integrated heal th, education,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Addressing the Challenges of PCMH Implementation Addressing the Challenges of PCMH Implementation
This article describes the approaches used to overcome the challenges of implementing a series of successful patient-centered medical homes in Oregon.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Can Leveraging Women's Health Care Help Narrow Gaps in Black Men's Health?
This paper zeroes in on one potential avenue - preconception and pregnancy-related care - to help underserved black men find and secure a medical home of their own. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Five Rivers Health Centers CEO talks Good Sam, new services and expanded hours
Sitting right next door to Good Samaritan Hospital, Five Rivers Health Centers and its Family Health Center on Philadelphia Drive is working to improve health outcomes and opportunities for the thousands of residents in west Dayton. Gina McFarlane-El, CEO of Five Rivers Health Centers, said the center is gearing up for when Good Samaritan Hospital closes, and hopes to fill the void left behind. Five Rivers Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center, operates as a medical home for low-income… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Hannah Poturalski Source Type: news

Barriers to Expanding Roles of Medical Assistants in PCMHs Barriers to Expanding Roles of Medical Assistants in PCMHs
With the growth of patient-centered medical homes, the roles and responsibilities of medical assistants have expanded. How have they evolved and what are barriers and facilitators to these changes?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Experiences with Access in the Patient-Centered Medical Home and Preventable Hospitalization
June 20, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Measure What Matters: Advancing Multidisciplinary Care Coordination in Primary and Subspecialty Care Settings: Part 1
May 10, 2018 12:00-12:45pm ET.(National Center for Medical Home Implementation) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Measure What Matters: Advancing Multidisciplinary Care Coordination in Primary and Subspecialty Care Settings: Part 2
May 17, 2018 12:00-12:45pm ET.(National Center for Medical Home Implementation) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FirstLight Home Care expands to Hawaii
FirstLight Home Care plans to open its first Hawaii office this summer. The non-medical home care provider said the new Hawaii location, scheduled to open in July, will be owned and operated by Oahu residents, Lauri and Scott Topping. The company, which has 250 locations in 34 states, said the new office will serve seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, tho se recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. “FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

FirstLight Home Care expands to Hawaii
FirstLight Home Care plans to open its first Hawaii office this summer. The non-medical home care provider said the new Hawaii location, scheduled to open in July, will be owned and operated by Oahu residents, Lauri and Scott Topping. The company, which has 250 locations in 34 states, said the new office will serve seniors, adults with disabilities, new mothers, tho se recovering from surgery and other adults in need of assistance. “FirstLight caregivers help with many needs – from personal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 25, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Medtronic taps Harvard cardiologist Mauri for clinical research VP | Personnel Moves – April 10, 2018
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said last week it tapped Harvard Medical School professor and cardiologist Dr. Laura Mauri as its new vice president of global clinical research and analytics. In the new position, Dr. Mauri will direct dynamic global clinical research strategies as well as the development of novel analytical and data science solutions as the Fridley, Minn.-baesd company looks to address “expanding global requirements for clinical evidence for our products.” Dr. Mauri is slated to assume the role on September 1, Medtronic said. Prior to joining Medtronic, Dr. Mauri served as chief scientific officer of...
Source: Mass Device - April 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Avedro Inc. Clarify Medical GE Harvard Henry Schein Medical Mauna Kea Technologies Medtronic milestonescientific Nemaura Medical Omnicell Inc. personnel-moves Second Sight Stryker Source Type: news

Rolling Up Our Sleeves: How to Plan and Implement Quality Improvement Activities Focused on Family Engagement
March 22, 2018 3:00-4:00pm ET.(National Center for Medical Home Implementation) (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - March 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Rural Family Physicians in Patient Centered Medical Homes Have a Broader Scope of Practice
The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is supposed to provide accessible and comprehensive care. Using data from family physicians seeking to continue their American Board of Family Medicine certification in 2014 and 2015, study found that rural family physicians in PCMH practices generally provide more services than those in non-PCMH practices. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

State Title V and Medicaid Collaboration to Support Pediatric Medical Home Implementation (February 2018)
This fact sheet highlights state strategies and partnership efforts between state Medicaid agencies and MCH Title V / CYSHCN programs. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers Investigate Primary Care Professional Burnout
Researchers surveyed physicians and other primary care professionals in a medical home setting to see how task-sharing is related to physician burnout. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - January 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Linking Medical Homes to Social Service Systems for Medicaid Populations
February 21, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - January 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Elsevier acquires Via Oncology, a leading provider of clinical decision support solutions for oncology professionals
Elsevier, the information analytics business specializing in science and health, and part of RELX Group, today announced that it has acquired Via Oncology, a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based company that provides decision support and best practices in cancer care management. A former subsidiary of UPMC, one of the nation’s leading integrated healthcare delivery and financing systems, Via Oncology helps cancer centers demonstrate the value of their care to patients, referring physicians and payers by developing and implementing clinical pathways in collaboration with its network of more than 1,500 US cancer care pr...
Source: News from STM - January 18, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Four practice characteristics facilitate integration of community health workers
(American Academy of Family Physicians) Four practice characteristics facilitate the integration of community health workers into medical home care teams: leaders who champion community health workers, a culture of innovation, recognition of patients' non-medical needs, and a positive perception of the financial sustainability of community health workers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Makes for Successful Registry Implementation What Makes for Successful Registry Implementation
What factors--and in what combination--are necessary for successful implementation of a patient registry for a patient-centered medical home?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Integrated primary care in assertive community treatment - Henwood BF, Siantz E, Hrouda DR, Innes-Gomberg D, Gilmer TP.
Assertive community treatment (ACT) has the potential to serve as a medical home for adults with serious mental illness, a population that experiences some of the most significant health disparities in the United States. Using site visit methodology, the a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news