I choose to be an optimist. I can visualize a health care system that is better than the one we have. A system where we
Improving health care requires convincing people to make changes. Changing a care process begins with changing the minds of the people involved in that process.
AHRQ guidance: Forget about proving Medical Home effectiveness with small pilot studies attempting to measure all-patient cost savings
The vast majority of already-published and currently-underway studies of the effectiveness of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care are pilot studies with
After much delay, the Federal Government has finally released the following: 427 page “notice of proposed rule-making” from CMS covering Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) and
Atul Gawande is a general surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and is an amazingly compelling writer about health care issues. He has written
Here is the original reference to the February, 2007, 3-page consensus document that describes the Joint Principles of the Patient Centered Medical Home. It was
This is probably the single most useful reference regarding Accountable Care Organizations, outlining alternative ways of conceptualizing them and giving a balanced explanation of the