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Duke University Health System and Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas announced a health benefit plan for employers that will be powered primarily by Duke’s network of primary and specialty-care physicians. The “Carelink-Duke Medical...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michelle Shaljian, [email protected], 202-417-3911 WASHINGTON, DC (April 9, 2013) — The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative’s (PCPCC) Chief Operating Officer Amy Gibson, RN, MS, was...
Washington If you're a resident of Howard County, Md., chances are fairly high that you have insurance, enjoy good health and have relatively easy access to a primary care physician. Take a short car ride to Baltimore, however, and the...
Abstract There is growing evidence that even small and solo primary care practices can successfully transition to full Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) status when provided with support, including practice redesign, care managers, and...
Adult diabetes patients who don't understand basic health information are less likely to continue taking newly prescribed antidepressants, a new study finds. This is an important issue because depression in adults with diabetes is often...
Last week, the Fifth Annual Medical Home Summit was held in Philadelphia, attracting more than 300 physicians, practice managers and other industry members to discuss the current state of practices moving to the patient-centered medical...
Beginning with the death of his father from an avoidable hospital-acquired infection, David Goldhill launches an indictment of the U.S. health care system which, he shows in his book “Catastrophic Care,” is fraught with ineffective care,...
What if you could see a thought bubble above every person’s head, telling you what they were thinking and feeling as you walked by? In this thought-provoking video, The Cleveland Clinic created such a world. They wanted to explore what...
Amy Gibson is Chief Operating Officer for the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) and has been working for over a decade to promote and improve access to medical homes.  Prior to PCPCC, she worked for the Boys Town...
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Throughout the month of February the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC; www.pcpcc.org)  will hold virtual public forums to launch the work of its Stakeholder Centers, each led by thought leaders and...
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey today announced the expansion of its patient-centered medical home (PCMH) program. Under the expansion, an additional 45,000 Horizon BCBSNJ members, for a total of 200,000 members, will be...
A visit to your primary care physician often means long waits in exchange for fleeting face-time with a doctor.  But a growing trend in the medical field aims to change that and a lot more. At Advanced Primary Care in Jamaica Plain, a...
Health care organizations in seven U.S. communities this month begin their transformation to a Patient-Centered Medical Neighborhood (PCMN) concept of care at kickoff learning collaboratives led by TransforMED, a nonprofit subsidiary of...
Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark is expanding its patient-centered medical home initiative from 160 primary care physicians to roughly 1,050. Highmark launched a pilot PCMH in 2011 that included 12 physician practices and covered...
Based on the success of its one-year pilot program, Highmark Inc. announced today that it is expanding its patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiative to include nearly 1,050 primary care doctors in more than 100 physician practices...
UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH), the largest U.S. provider of medical coverage, will join the Mayo Clinic in a research alliance designed to merge insurance records and medical data to find more efficient ways to deliver care. The venture...
The state of Arkansas' health system transformation is getting a financial boost from Wal-Mart Stores, which committed to providing $670,000 to help underwrite the work of the Arkansas Health Care Payment Improvement Initiative. The...
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced that it has completed agreements with six large physician groups statewide to participate in a program to strengthen the role of primary care and its benefit to consumers. In May, Anthem launched...
By Given its focus on research, it shouldn't be surprising that GlaxoSmithKline doesn't accept a premise at face value. Instead, the London-based pharmaceutical giant wants to verify for itself that a relatively new collaborative model for...
As the leading coalition dedicated to advancing the medical home, the PatientCentered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) offers the following response to the recent article “The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Systematic Review” published...

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