Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

Physicians

By L. Gregory Pawlson, Executive Vice President, Phyllis Torda, Vice President and Product Development

Abstract

1 Abstract (100 words): While the basic term “medical home ” is three decades old, a refined formulation, the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), has been touted as an approach that could relieve the looming crisis in primary care, improve clinical quality and patient experience, and moderate cost increases. This paper explores the concept of the PCMH, its relationship to the planned care model, the growing support for the concept from purchasers, consumers, physicians and insurers, and plans for demonstration and pilot projects in the private and public sectors. Finally some concerns that have been expressed about the PCMH are explored and policy implications noted

Topics: Department of Health and Human Services Maternal and Child Health Bu
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:10.1.1.172.8275
Provided by: CiteSeerX
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/v... (external link)
  • http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/provgov... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.