National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library: Patient-Centered Medical Home

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Why Consumer Advocates Should Get Involved

The medical home model is gaining momentum nationwide as a way to improve the quality of care and reduce costs by offering more accessible, comprehensive, and coordinated primary care.


Understanding the Patient-Centered Medical Home

A “medical home” is a medical office or clinic where a team of health professionals work together to provide a new, expanded type of care to patients.


How Consumer Advocates Can Get Involved

To effectively advocate for a medical home that is truly patient centered, it is necessary to understand some of the changes that need to happen in the health care system.


A Medical Home is About You!

A “medical home” is a medical office or clinic where a team of health professionals work together to provide a new, expanded type of care to patients.


Summary of State Medical Home Programs

The “Patient-Centered Medical Home” – a model of practice that emphasizes readily accessible, comprehensive, coordinated care – is rapidly gaining traction as a way to reform health care.


Guide to Medical Home Pilot Projects

A compilation of PCMH pilot and demonstration projects

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