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The “medical home” seems to hold out great hope, but getting there may not be easy.
When you redesign a practice around these principles, you can step off the productivity treadmill and focus on excellent patient care.
Physicians, employers, legislators and payers think medical homes may be the key to health system reform.
The best way to fill your EHR with patient data might be to let your patients do it themselves.
The national demonstration project nears the halfway mark with many hard lessons already learned.
(But each piece is useful in itself.)
These four components can help you provide care that is more proactive, organized and satisfying.
With a thoughtful approach, you can maintain your focus on the patient.
Team-based, proactive care supported by effective office systems, technology and a culture of improvement will help your patients and your bottom line.
This family physician created a model of practice that allows him to spend quality time with patients.