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A new literature review says that PCMH efficacy has yet to be fully demonstrated--at a moment when positive findings about PCMH impact have been rolling in. Why the disconnect?
How can PCMH impact be "inconclusive"?
Last week, Dr. Dennis Weaver presented on “Building a Multi-Stakeholder PCMH Initiative: Lessons from the Adirondack Medical Home Pilot”. Webconference slides and audio are now available here.
After the presentation, participants asked for more information on the the care management platform that supports the pilot's 33 independent physician practices in medical home activities. For example, what is its legal structure? How is it staffed and financed? How did planners figure out the right level of resourcing?
Care management platform for PCMHs
Hospital leaders are telling us that transforming primary care to drive growth and improve patient outcomes is their most important priority. Most of the reasons are obvious—but one is not, and it's worth considering.
Why are hospital CEOs worried about primary care?