An Interview with John Halfen, MD
An interview with John Halfen, the medical director of Lakewood Health System in Staples, Minnesota, who discusses the challenges of transitioning to a patient centered medical home model.
Author(s): Beth Blevins Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 08/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Rural Patient Centered Medical Homes Achieve New Standards
Features Crete Area Medical Center Physicians' Clinic and Ammonoosuc Community Health Services, which are among the very few rural safety net providers that have achieved Level 3 patient centered medical home (PCMH) recognition.
Author(s): Candi Helseth Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 08/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
State Innovation Models (SIM) Initiative Evaluation: Model Design and Model Pre-Test Evaluation Report
Reports on the experiences of 19 states that received federal support to work on state health care innovation plans focused on developing innovative healthcare delivery and payment models. Discusses rural concerns in these states, as well as strategies to address rural healthcare needs. Some topics addressed include patient-centered medical homes, accountable care organizations, workforce, broadband access, electronic health record adoption, and telehealth.
Date: 07/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, RTI International view details
Seizing the Opportunity: Early Medicaid Health Home Lessons
Compiles findings and discussion from states who were early
adopters of health homes in urban and rural settings.
Provides recommendations for states wanting to develop
health home programs.
Author(s): Kathy Moses, Brianna Ensslin Date: 03/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Center for Health Care Strategies view details
Colorado's Primary Care Workforce: A Study of Regional Disparities
Analyzes the primary care workforce across Colorado in
2014, including rural and underserved urban areas. Covers
solutions to address the healthcare workforce capacity.
Provides statistics for 21 health regions in Colorado on
practicing primary care physicians, population, average
weekly patient care hours per physician, and more.
Author(s): Amy Downs, Rebecca Alderfer, Brian Clark, Rebecca Crepin, Deborah Goeken Date: 02/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Colorado Health Institute view details
Helping Primary Care Practices Attain Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition Through Collaboration With a University
Evaluates a model supporting rural primary care practices during their development to achieve recognition as a National Center for Quality Assurance patient-centered medical home (PCMH). This model was a collaboration between Community Care of North Carolina and Appalachian State University's College of Health Sciences where undergraduate healthcare management and preprofessional students were guided by the PCMH team to work directly with the practices.
Author(s): Sandi J. Lane, R.W. "Chip" Watkins Citation: Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 26(6), 784-786 Date: 11/2013 Type: Document view details