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A family medicine residency clinic improved care for children with Medicaid by removing internal obstacles and using reminders to help ensure that preventive care is delivered, among other changes.
The article provides an overview of the accountable care organization (ACO) model and answers questions, such as "What is an ACO?" "What qualities will make an ACO successful?" and "Do I need to sell my practice to a hospital in order to belong to an ACO?"
The medical home and the accountable care organization need each other.
The article, an overview of the results of research into the outcomes of the TransforMed National Demonstration Project, is based on an interview with one of the key members of the research team.
Can you walk there, or do you need to fly?
The author recommends an organized, step-by-step approach to converting a typical family medicine practice to a patient-centered medical home.
This article discusses the concept of self-management and how best to teach patients with chronic illness to manage their illness with skill and self-efficacy.
It's hard to hit a moving target.
The article draws on the experiences of practices in the TransforMed National Demonstration Project and explains the changes they have made to become more patient centered.
If the PCMH represents good primary care, why isn't it defined by the criteria of good primary care?