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PCMHs thrive with use of pop health technology

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

By utilizing a patient-centered, physician-led model of care, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Michigan has lowered recidivism and healthcare costs. In 2017, the PCMH model practices lowered emergency department visits by 19% for adults and 15% for children. The care model also lowered the rate of primary care sensitive emergency department visits by 23% for adults and 20% for children. Ambulatory care sensitive inpatient stays for adults were lowered by 25% From Managed Health Care Executive...

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Implementation of PCMH improves outcomes and costs

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

Implementation of PCMH in Adult Primary Care Practices improves patient centred outcomes and costs https://t.co/7Ow4l0R3TR <phttps://twitter.com/tlembke/status/873872465302302721

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Canada’s vision for the patient’s medical home

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

Family Practice – A Patent’s Medical Home : A Vision for Canada Objectives Every person in Canada will have the opportunity to be part of a family practice that serves as a Patient’s Medical Home for themselves and their families. Patients’ Medical Homes will produce the best possible health outcomes for the patients, the practice populations, and the communities they serve. Patients’ Medical Homes will reinforce the importance of the Four Principles of FamilyMedicine for both family physicians and their patients.The Four Principles of Family Medicine: the...

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PCMH improves cancer screening rates

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

PCMH improves cancer screening rates – especially relevant for practices in lower socioeconomic areas. https://t.co/IsGCCyqN0a  

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Does the Primary Care Home make a difference? Yes, says this NAPC report.

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Articles | 0 comments

http://www.cfpc.ca/uploadedFiles/Resources/Resource_Items/PMH_A_Vision_for_Canada.pdfThousands of patients benefit from NAPC’s Primary Care Home programme: new report shows drop in emergency hospital admissions and waiting times for GP appointments The Primary Care Home (PCH) programme is delivering a range of benefits for patients, staff and the wider health system, according to a new report released today (Friday 31 March). Key findings from an early analysis of three rapid test sites show significant reductions in A&E attendances, emergency hospital admissions and GP...

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