Research

Health Services Research - November 2013
OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of Florida's Medicaid Demonstration 4 years post-implementation on per member per month (PMPM) Medicaid...
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services - November 2013
In 2009, the Nebraska Legislature, through enabling legislation, initiated the Nebraska Medical Home Pilot Program Act to be designed and implemented...
Annals of Family Medicine - November 2013
PURPOSE: We sought to assess patients’ ratings of patient-centered medical home (PCMH) attributes and overall quality of care within federally...
JAMA Internal Medicine - November 2013
ABSTRACT Importance:  The patient-centered medical home is advocated to reduce health care costs and improve the quality of care. Objective:  To...
Department of Mental Health and MO HealthNet - November 2013
Missouri's Medicaid State Plan Amendment (SPA) authorizing the establshment of CMHC Healthcare Homes was approved in October 2011, and twenty-eight...
Blue Cross Blue Shield - November 2013
Highmark Inc. today released results from the company's Quality Blue Hospital Pay for Performance program that demonstrates clinical outcome...
Oklahoma Health Care Authority - November 2013
SoonerCare is Oklahoma’s program for Medicaid beneficiaries; SoonerCare Choice is the managed care portion of SoonerCare. The program is administered...
Oregon Health Authority - November 2013
November 2013 Health System Transformation Quarterly Report The report highlights statewide performance on key measurements, rates of health care...
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing - November 2013
Executive Summary The Accountable Care Collaborative completed its second year of operations in June 2013. Program results continue to be positive in...
Journal of Primary Care and Community Health - October 2013
ABSTRACT The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is an integrated primary care delivery model particularly suited for patients with poor diabetes...
Population Health Management - September 2013
Abstract This study evaluated the financial impact of integrating a systemic care management intervention program (Community Care of North Carolina...
United Healthcare Presentation - September 2013
Thirteen PCMH programs; five started in 2008/2009, others started in 2011 and 2012. Eight multi-payer: NY, CT, MD, RI, OH, CO, TX, MO  Two single-...
American Journal of Medical Quality - September 2013
Abstract Adoption and meaningful use of electronic health records is considered an essential step to improve the quality of health care. The authors...
JAMA Internal Medicine - September 2013
The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is not a pill. It would be much easier to evaluate this primary care reform if it were. In this issue of ...
Annals of Family Medicine - September 2013
Abstract PURPOSE: The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model has great potential for optimizing the care of chronically ill patients, yet there...
Journal of the National Medical Association - August 2013
OBJECTIVE: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is marked by high utilization of medical services. The aim of this study was to determine whether having a...
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Health Affairs - August 2013
ABSTRACT Recurrent hospitalizations represent a substantial and often preventable human and financial burden in the United States. In 2008 North...
Cigna - August 2013
First-year results from Cigna's (NYSE: CI) collaborative accountable care initiative with The Jackson Clinic  indicate that the program is showing...
July 2013
Integrating behavioral health and physical health care improves access to both primary care and behavioral health services. People with mental and...
Independence Blue Cross Blue Shield - July 2013
Independence Blue Cross (IBC) announces the results of a series of three-year studies that demonstrate significant reductions in medical costs for...
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative - July 2013
This summary provides an overview of evidence and results from medical home demonstrations taking place throughout the United States. The results are...
Partners HealthCare - July 2013
Partners HealthCare, one of just 32 Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) in the nation, has successfully lowered health care cost growth...
SAMHSA - July 2013
Local substance abuse prevention coalitions that strive to keep their communities safe, health, and drug-free can play an important role in your...
The Commonwealth Fund - July 2013
Abstract Patients who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to manage their health care report better health care experiences than less "...
American Journal of Managed Care - July 2013
Background: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is the largest integrated US health system to implement the patient-centered medical home. The...
Health Services Research - July 2013
OBJECTIVE: To examine the associations between partial and incremental implementation of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model and measures...
Population Health Management - June 2013
ABSTRACT Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) have the potential to improve patient experience of care. Since 2006, Geisinger Health System has...
JAMA - June 2013
Abstract The focus of an ongoing effort in health care quality improvement is to encourage patients to ask questions during their care. In September...
American Journal of Managed Care - May 2013
Objectives: Although the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model is being implemented across the country to transform primary care, it is not yet...
Annals of Family Medicine - May 2013
Abstract PURPOSE: We examined quality, satisfaction, financial, and productivity outcomes associated with implementation of Care by Design (CBD),...
Annals of Family Medicine - May 2013
Abstract PURPOSE The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is being rapidly deployed in many settings to strengthen US primary care, improve quality...
Institute of Medicine - May 2013
Abstract Over the last 100 years, much of the landscape has changed with regards to the health professions and the settings in which these...
Alliance for Health Reform - May 2013
The federal government has launched demonstration projects to test whether patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) can tackle some of the biggest...
The Permanente Journal - April 2013
Abstract Social determinants of health are the conditions in which individuals are born, grow, live, work, and age. Increasingly, they are being...
Bipartisan Policy Center - April 2013
Improving Medicare, reforming tax policies, prioritizing healthcare quality and incentivizing states could save roughly $560 billion over the next...
New York State Department of Health - April 2013
Since 2010, the number of PCMH providers in NYS has increased from 633 to 4,461. As of mid-2012, over 1.4 million Medicaid managed care (MMC) and...
American Journal of Managed Care - March 2013
At this time of national focus on the need to simultaneously improve quality and reduce cost, novel solutions are needed. The fragmented healthcare...
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative - March 2013
The PCPCC has developed the following framework to help fellow medical home supporters and advocates explain the benefits and strategies associated...
Military Medicine - February 2013
CONTEXT: Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) are intended to actively provide effective care by physician-led teams, where patients take a leading...
Department of Vermont Health Access - February 2013
Total Expenditures:  From 2007 through 2011, growth in total healthcare expenditures slowed across all groups in the commercial population, with the...
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Health Affairs - February 2013
ABSTRACT The delivery of health care online is relatively new. However, early indications suggest that it can improve the experience of care for...
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - February 2013
Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Good Return on Investment for Employers As the largest purchaser of health care in America, employers are paying a...
The Commonwealth Fund - February 2013
Preventable hospital admissions and readmissions are indicators of health system fragmentation associated with suboptimal patient outcomes and...
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The University of Michigan Center for Value-Based Insurance Design - January 2013
Value-Based Insurance Design (V-BID) - hailed as a "game changer" by the National Coalition on Health Care - refers to insurance designs that cary...
American Journal of Managed Care - December 2012
Objectives: To assess the impact of the MDVIP model of personalized preventive care on hospital utilization rates over a 5-year period. Study...
Annals of Family Medicine - November 2012
Abstract PURPOSE: This study describes key elements of the transition to a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model at Southcentral Foundation (...
Medical Care Research and Review - November 2012
Abstract The patient-centered medical home is an important innovation in health care delivery. There is a need to assess the scope and substance of...
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Health Affairs - November 2012
Abstract The patient-centered medical home is a promising model for improving access to high-quality care for more Americans at lower cost. However...
BlueCross BlueShield Alabama - October 2012
While the concept of a medical home was first introduced in 1967, it has gained popularity in recent years with providers, patients and healthcare...
Institute of Medicine - September 2012
Abstract Equity was identified as one of the six core dimensions of a high-performing, high-quality health care system in the landmark Institute of...

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