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PCMH falls flat in New Orleans

With the expansion of Medicaid provided by the Affordable Care Act, models like the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) should be analyzed for their potential positive impact on Medicaid populations. A PCMH is a team-based health care delivery [...]

March 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Mid-level providers are moving on up

Over the past several decades, there has been a dire need for primary care services across the United States, especially in rural and poor urban settings. This need has increased dramatically with more citizens insured through the Affordable Care [...]

March 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Toppling the Ivory Tower of Medicine

Last summer’s Institute of Medicine report on Graduate Medical Education (GME) raised vociferous concerns from stakeholders ranging from academic medicine (Association of American Medical Colleges), hospitals (American Hospital Association), and [...]

February 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Smaller is Better

More than 3.9 million “ambulatory care-sensitive” admissions of adults were made to US hospitals in 2010, with as much as 40% of them being preventable. But which primary care practices are best at preventing these kind of avoidable [...]

December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Patient-Centered Medical Home

In a 2014 article published in Health Services Research, researchers compared health care utilization and payments between the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recognized patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practices and practices [...]

September 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

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