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Patient-Centered Medical Home -- FPM Topic Collection

Aug 11, 2015 - FPM has published numerous articles to help family physicians build a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). The links below represent key components of the PCMH and will take you to relevant FPM topic collections. FPM has published numerous articles to help family physicians build a ...

Family Practice Management : Topic Collections

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/topicModules/viewTopicModule.htm?topicModuleId=94

Medical Home

The AAFP believes the Medical Home model provides patients with a holistic and coordinated approach to health care.

https://www.aafp.org/advocacy/advocacy-topics/health-care-delivery/medical-home.html

The Patient-Centered Medical Home

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a model of care that aims to transform the delivery of comprehensive primary care to children, adolescents, and adults.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home.html

PCMH Incentive, Recognition, and Accreditation Programs

Incentive, recognition, and accreditation programs related to the patient-centered medical home.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home/recognition.html

Home Sweet Medical Home

Home Sweet Medical Home

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/home_sweet_medical_home.html

Medical Home

Read the AAFP's position on medical home leading to a higher quality of patient care.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/medical-home.html

Creating A Medical Home is About Improvement, Not Checking Boxes

The process to become a recognized medical home should be focused on practice and performance improvement rather than completing a check list for a third-party company. AAFP Vice President for Advocacy and Practice Advancement Shawn Martin has more.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/creating_a_medical_home_is.html

Report: PCMH Improves Quality, Reduces Cost

A recently published report found that advanced primary care practices built on the principles of the patient-centered medical home improve quality and reduce the cost of health care. AAFP Senior Vice President for Advocacy, Practice Advancement and Policy Shawn Martin has the details.

AAFP News : In the Trenches : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/inthetrenches/entry/report_pcmh_improves_quality_reduces.html

Smaller Practices Are Less Likely to Report PCMH Certification - Graham Center Policy ...

Apr 1, 2015 - Despite efforts to achieve broad transformation of primary care practices into patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), certification rates have lagged in small and solo practices. The challenges these groups face with the transformation and certification processes should be addressed to...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0401/p440.html

Evaluating Medical Decision-Making Capacity in Practice - American Family Physician

Jul 1, 2018 - Medical decision-making capacity is the ability of a patient to understand the benefits and risks of, and the alternatives to, a proposed treatment or intervention (including no treatment). Capacity is the basis of informed consent. Patients have medical decision-making capacity if they...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0701/p40.html

Responses to Medical Students' Frequently Asked Questions About Family Medicine - ...

Feb 1, 2016 - This article provides answers to many of the common questions that medical students ask about the specialty of family medicine. It describes the crucial role that family physicians have in the evolving health care environment, the scope of practice, the diverse career opportunities ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0201/od1.html

Principles for Physician Payment Reform to Support the Patient-Centered Medical Home ...

Read the AAFP's position paper on physician payment reform to support patient-centered medical home.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies and Recommendations

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/principles-payment-reform.html

So You've Achieved PCMH Recognition. Now What?

So You've Achieved PCMH Recognition. Now What?

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/so_you_ve_achieved_pcmh.html

Nursing Home Care: Part I. Principles and Pitfalls of Practice - American Family Physician

May 15, 2010 - Approximately 1.5 million Americans reside in nursing homes. A family physician often leads the interdisciplinary team that provides for the medical, functional, emotional, nutritional, social, and environmental needs of these patients. The treatment of nursing home residents is a ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2010/0515/p1219.html

The PCMH and ACO: Opposed or Mutually Supportive? -- FPM

Dec 1, 2010 - The medical home and the accountable care organization need each other.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2010/1100/p6.html

Researchers Make the Case for Home-based Medical Care

Noting an increase in the use of home-based medical care in the United States, researchers conclude that more primary care clinicians willing to provide this type of care are needed, and they call for improvements in value-based payment to help fill that gap.

https://www.aafp.org/news/practice-professional-issues/20181212homecare.html

Relationships Are a Critical Part of Building Medical Homes

Relationships Are a Critical Part of Building Medical Homes

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/relationships_are_a_critical_part.html

The Path to PCMH: You May be Closer Than You Think

The Path to PCMH: You May be Closer Than You Think

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/the_path_to_pcmh_you.html

Survey: PCMH model generates more costs and revenues than regular practices -- FPM

Survey: PCMH model generates more costs and revenues than regular practices

Family Practice Management : Getting Paid : FPM Home

https://www.aafp.org/journals/fpm/blogs/gettingpaid/entry/pcmh_model_generates_more_costs.html

The Medical Home Grows Up -- FPM

Jun 1, 2009 - Like many a promising idea, the medical home may be unrecognizable once the world has its way with it.

Family Practice Management : From the Editor

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2009/0500/p5.html

Marcus Welby and the Medical Home -- FPM

Dec 1, 2008 - The public has an idea of what a patient-centered medical home is, but they haven't yet identified it with us.

Family Practice Management : Opinion

https://www.aafp.org/fpm/2008/1100/p10.html

Adults with Developmental Disabilities: A Comprehensive Approach to Medical Care - ...

May 15, 2018 - Developmental disabilities are attributable to a cognitive impairment, physical impairment, or both. They manifest during the developmental period from birth to early adulthood, and are likely to continue indefinitely. The life expectancy of most persons with developmental disabilities ...

American Family Physician : Article

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/0515/p649.html

The Medical Home: Comprehensiveness and Coordination

Effective care coordination can improve patient care transitions and outcomes while providing comprehensive care across the medical neighborhood.

https://www.aafp.org/family-physician/practice-and-career/delivery-payment-models/medical-home/comprehensiveness-and-coordination.html

Banding Together Helps Small Practices Achieve PCMH Recognition

Banding Together Helps Small Practices Achieve PCMH Recognition

AAFP News : AAFP Leader Voices | AAFP News Blog : Blogs

https://www.aafp.org/news/blogs/leadervoices/entry/banding_together_helps_small_practices.html

Why There Must Be Room For Mental Health in the Medical Home - Graham Center Policy ...

Mar 15, 2008 - Most people with poor mental health are cared for in primary care settings, despite many barriers. Efforts to provide everyone a medical home will require the inclusion of mental health care if it is to succeed in improving care and reducing costs. Major primary care organizations have ...

American Family Physician : Graham Center Policy One-Pagers

https://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p757.html

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