National Partnership for Women & Families

Research Library: Patient-Centered Medical Home

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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