Press Release: New Survey Finds Voters Want Next U.S. President to Make Patient-Centered Primary Care a Key Component in Fixing Health Care
-- As Election Day nears, Americans want their next President to support a patient-centered medical home as part of their health care reform agenda. A new survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative found that support for the major presidential candidates’ health care plans surges when the patient-centered medical home model is included.
Executive Summary: Patient-Centered Medical Home Election Study
-- Harris Interactive fielded the study on behalf of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
September 10-12, 2008 via its QuickQuery online omnibus service, interviewing a nationwide
sample of 2,022 U.S. adults aged 18 and older. Data were weighted using propensity score
weighting to be representative of the total U.S. adult population on the basis of region, age within
gender, education, household income, race/ethnicity, and propensity to be online. No estimates of
theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available.
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Patient-Centered Medical Home: Building Evidence and Momentum
-- A compilation of PCMH pilot and demonstration projects.
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Patient-Centered Medical Home Statements of Support
-- The patient-centered medical home model is generating broad support among a wide and diverse range of important health care stakeholders. They share the goals of improved delivery of comprehensive primary care and a focus on better outcomes for patients; more efficient payment to physicians; and better value, accountability and transparency to purchasers and consumers.
The following Statements of Support articulate how the patient-centered medical home is assuming a pivotal role in helping reform the U.S. health care system.
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