<p>Mastering Pediatric Care in the Age of Healthcare Reform: Thriving in a Patient-Centered ModelWhat Happens after the Behavioral Health Screening in an Accountable Care World?We are pleased to invite your participation in a skills training program, that evidence shows will enhance your ability to evaluate and manage emotional and psychosocial problems commonly seen in pediatric practice with children, adolescents and their families. Pediatricians, family physicians, other physicians who care for children, and pediatric nurse practitioners are invited to attend twelve month
The PCPCC recently launched an initiative sponsored by our Education & Training Task Force: to build a rich collection of primary care residency and health professional training programs that incorporate advanced practices in primary care and the patient-centered medical home.We encourage you or your colleagues to submit profiles of existing residency and health professionals training models and best practices that represent a range of communities, institutions, geographic locations, and patient populations.
Sponsored by PCPCC's Stakeholder Center for Employer & Purchaser Engagement, this webinar will explore the relationship between specialists and primary care physicians in an accountable, coordinated care environment, including medical homes and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).
Click here to register.Date: Tuesday, December 11th, 2012,Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST DescriptionThe health care community is becoming increasingly attentive to customizing the medical home model for patient groups with distinct needs. One such population is adolescents (ages 12 to 21); a group with unique health needs, service use patterns, and care experiences.
Through Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Oregon have developed and tested models to improve care coordination for children with or at risk of developmental delay. The medical home has been a key mechanism in their improvement efforts. This brief draws from these states’ experiences to outline opportunities and lessons for state policy makers to consider in order to strengthen medical home initiatives by explicitly addressing the needs of children.
The United States will need an additional 52,000 primary care doctors to cope with population growth, newly insured people and an aging population, a group of researchers has forecast. The researchers -- from several institutions including George
TransforMED & Phytel Webinar: "Comprehensive" Primary Care and "Full-Scope" Primary CareThursday, December 6th, 2012 2:00 PM ESTIn the early days of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and the development of its join principles, there was a lot of discussion around "comprehensive" primary care. Was that critical aspect of PCMH? Should it be required of a PCMH practice?With the advent of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation's Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, great strides have been made in defining the potential new role and de