Peer Reviewed Studies

The PCPCC has aggregated a growing list of PCMH program evaluation and outcomes data published in peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the outcomes captured on the map, the list of peer-reviewed studies below provides a more comprehensive look at PCMH data from the field (e.g. practice-level data, large scale evaluations not tied to an individual program). 

Title Source Date
Personalized Preventive Care Leads to Significant Reductions in Hospital Utilization American Journal of Managed Care December 2012
Process and Outcomes of Patient-Centered Medical Care With Alaska Native People at Southcentral Foundation Annals of Family Medicine November 2012
Results From A Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot At UPMC Health Plan Hold Lessons For Broader Adoption Of The Model Health Affairs November 2012
Factors Associated with a Patient-Centered Medical Home Among Children with Behavioral Health Conditions Maternal Child Health October 2012
A Global Budget Pilot Project Among Provider Partners And Blue Shield Of California Led To Savings In First Two Years Health Affairs September 2012
Impact of Medical Homes on Quality, Healthcare Utilization, and Costs The American Journal of Managed Care September 2012
Early Results Show WellPoint’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilots Have Met Some Goals For Costs, Utilization, And Quality Health Affairs September 2012
Horizon’s PCMH Program Shows Practices Need More Than Payment Changes To Transform Health Affairs September 2012
Colorado’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilot Met Numerous Obstacles, Yet Saw Results Such As Reduced Hospital Admissions Health Affairs September 2012
Early Results Show WellPoint’s Patient-Centered Medical Home Pilots Have Met Some Goals For Costs, Utilization, And Quality Health Affairs September 2012
Risk-adjusted payment and performance assessment for primary care Medical Care August 2012
The ‘Alternative Quality Contract,’ Based On A Global Budget, Lowered Medical Spending And Improved Quality Health Affairs August 2012
Patient-Centered Innovation in Health Care Organizations: A Conceptual Framework and Case Study Application Health Care Management Review July 2012
Reducing Long-Term Cost by Transforming Primary Care: Evidence From Geisinger's Medical Home Model American Journal of Managed Care March 2012
Patient-Centered Medical Home Characteristics and Staff Morale in Safety Net Clinics JAMA Internal Medicine January 2012
Accountable care organizations, the patient-centered medical home, and health care reform: What does it all mean? Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine September 2011
Health Care Spending and Quality in Year 1 of the Alternative Quality Contract New England Journal of Medicine September 2011
Reinventing Medicaid: State Innovations To Qualify And Pay For Patient-Centered Medical Homes Show Promising Results Health Affairs July 2011
Multipayer Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation Guided by the Chronic Care Model The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety June 2011
Relationship of clinic medical home scores to health care costs Journal of Ambulatory Care Management January 2011
Value and the medical home: effects of transformed primary care American Journal of Managed Care August 2010
The Group Health Medical Home At Year Two: Cost Savings, Higher Patient Satisfaction, And Less Burnout For Providers Health Affairs May 2010
Driving quality gains and cost savings through adoption of medical homes. Health Affairs May 2010
Patient-centered medical home demonstration: a prospective, quasi-experimental, before and after evaluation American Journal of Managed Care September 2009
Improved outcomes associated with medical home implementation in pediatric primary care July 2009
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