Building Your Medical Home

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Building Your Medical Home

Description

This toolkit for health care professionals helps develop a pediatric medical home and improve patient care. The elements in the toolkit help to increase outcomes, such as health status, timeliness of care, family centeredness, and family functioning in a medical home. Achieving the standards in the toolkit is a requirement to be in the National Committee for Quality Assurance Physician Practice Connections (r) Patient Centered Medical Home Recognition program.

The toolkit is organized into six areas that present tools for medical home implementation.

  1. Care partnership support
  2. Clinical care information
  3. Care delivery management
  4. Resources and linkages
  5. Practice performance measurement
  6. Payment and finance

Developer:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Pediatrics; Maternal and Child Health Bureau-Health Resources and Services Administration

History

Release Date: 2009
Original Summary: March 2010
Last Updated: 03/31/10

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