This health care model improves outcomes and lowers costs by developing ongoing relationships between the:
Evidence shows the PCMH model improves care quality, patient satisfaction and total cost through preventive measures and chronic and acute condition management.
While standards vary slightly between accrediting organizations, the common attributes and goals are all in alignment with the core standards of PCMH below.
Patients and/or family are:
PCMH uses a whole-person approach to delivering care. The PCP team:
When appropriate, the PCP team coordinates care with other providers, i.e., safe transitions between hospitals, nursing homes and community health agencies.
PCMHs are committed to:
Commitment to quality and safety
The PCMH model of care is committed to ongoing improvement in:
National Organizations Certification Options