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Resources by Topic: Medical homes

Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program Supports Sustainable Change
Provides an overview of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Health Care Services Outreach Program and the impact several grantees have made in their communities. Discusses the how the grantees planned their projects with the goal of sustaining services after the grant funding ends.
Author(s): Jenn Lukens
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Medical Home Plus
Video featuring the Medical Home Plus project, which works to reduce diabetes, depression, and stroke risk in rural Idaho via a collaborative care model and a medical home model.
Date: 08/2017
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Rural Health Philanthropy Partnership: Leveraging Public-Private Funds to Improve Health
Highlights the work of two grantees funded through the Rural Health Care Coordination Network Partnership Program, a combined effort of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy and philanthropy organizations. Discusses how the coordinated efforts of the grantees and their philanthropy partners benefit patients.
Author(s): Kay Miller Temple
Location: Rural Monitor
Date: 05/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Differences in Health Care, Family, and Community Factors Associated with Mental, Behavioral, and Developmental Disorders Among Children Aged 2–8 Years in Rural and Urban Areas — United States, 2011–2012
Provides rural and urban data on a variety of health-related factors for children 2-8 years of age with and without mental, behavioral, and developmental disorders. Topics addressed include demographics, health insurance coverage, having a medical home, parental mental health, family financial difficulties, and community factors.
Author(s): Lara R. Robinson, Joseph R. Holbrook, Rebecca H. Bitsko, et al.
Location: MMWR Surveillance Summaries, 66(8), 1-11
Date: 03/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Characteristics of Primary Care Physicians in Patient-centered Medical Home Practices: United States, 2013
Describes the characteristics of primary care physicians participating in patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practices. Includes charts and graphs to help visualize the differences between PCMH practices and non-PCMH practices. Figure 2 presents data on the percentage of primary care physicians in PCMH practices, comparing them by location in metropolitan or non-metropolitan statistical area.
Author(s): Esther Hing, Ellen Kurtzman, Denys T. Lau, Caroline Taplin, Andrew B. Bindman
Date: 02/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Payment and Delivery System Reform in Medicare: A Primer on Medical Homes, Accountable Care Organizations, and Bundled Payments
Describes three payment models that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is currently testing within Medicare - medical homes, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), and bundled payments. Reviews each model in terms of goals, financial incentives, scope, and potential. Also discusses the early results of each payment model, and how they fit in the larger context of transitioning to value-based care, with the goal of improving quality and reducing cost.
Author(s): Susan Baseman, Cristina Boccuti, Marilyn Moon, Shannon Griffin, Tania Dutta
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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“How Can We Talk about Patient-centered Care without Patients at the Table?” Lessons Learned from Patient Advisory Councils
Reports on a survey of patient advisory council (PAC) members associated with 8 primary care clinics and Federally Qualified Health Clinics (FQHCs), both rural and urban, in Northern California, to understand how PACs are developed, and to identify and discuss the challenges and the benefits of effective PACs.
Author(s): Anjana E. Sharma, Rachel Willard-Grace, Andrew Willis, et al.
Location: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 29(6), 775-784
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
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New Hampshire Primary Care Sourcebook 2016
Resource for primary care facilities and providers in the state of New Hampshire. Includes information about community health centers, RHCs, patient centered medical homes, and FQHCs. Primary focus is on healthcare access.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bi-State Primary Care Association
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The Transformation of Behavioral Health in New Mexico
Provides an in depth look at public-sector behavioral healthcare in New Mexico by examining how decisions made at the system level influence the implementation of initiatives by the service providers, and how changes at the gubernatorial level can affect implementation efforts. Discusses findings in relation to efforts made to promote and establish medical home models under the Affordable Care Act.
Author(s): Cathleen E. Willging, Louise Lamphere, Barbara Rylko-Bauer
Location: Administration and Policy in Mental Health, 42(3), 343-355
Date: 05/2015
Type: Document
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An Overview of the Patient-Centered Medical Home for Rural Patients, Caregivers, and Healthcare Stakeholders
Summary of a project designed to prepare rural stakeholders to participate in comparative effectiveness research (CER), obtain baseline information to learn more about patient-centered medical homes from a rural perspective, select an area in need of CER, and create channels for sharing those results.
Date: 05/2015
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Kansas School of Social Welfare Center for Children and Families
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