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Primary Care Medical Home Certified Organizations

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Organizations that have achieved Joint Commission accreditation and Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

07/16/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home Self-Assessment Tool

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For organizations that want to elect the Joint Commissions Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) certification option, this self-assessment tool can be used to determine to what extent the PCMH requirements are being met.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

05/15/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Most Challenging Primary Care Medical Home Requirements

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Most Challenging Primary Care Medical Home Requirements in 2013.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Most Challenging Standards, Ambulatory Health Care

05/12/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Facts about Primary Care Medical Home Certification

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Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification for Joint Commission accredited ambulatory care organizations focuses on care coordination, access to care, and how effectively a primary care clinician and interdisciplinary team work in partnership with the patient (and where applicable, their family)

Related Topics: Certification Fact Sheets, Ambulatory Health Care, Primary Care Medical Home

02/13/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

What you need to know about Joint Commission Primary Care Medical Home

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The Primary Care Medical Home option enables the improvements in quality of care and patient safety achieved through accreditation to be combined with the potential for increased reimbursement when the additional requirements of a Primary Care Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

01/06/2014

Ambulatory Health Care

Why the Medical Home Works: A Framework

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This document, from the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, gives definitions, sample strategies and potential impacts of the Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home

06/18/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

FAQs about Primary Care Medical Home Certification for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals

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Read the Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification for Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals.

Related Topics: Critical Access Hospital, Hospital, Primary Care Medical Home, PCMH FAQs

02/20/2013

Hospitals, Critical Access Hospitals

Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option for Hospitals

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Joint Commission Requirement

Related Topics: 2013 Joint Commission Requirement, Primary Care Medical Home

01/01/2013

Ambulatory Health Care, Bureau of Primary Health Care

Overview of Primary Care Medical Home Certification Option

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Slideshow file covering the Primary Care Medical Home Certification option including the on-site survey process to evaluate compliance with both existing ambulatory care and new PCMH requirements.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation, Primary Care Medical Home

06/04/2012

Ambulatory Health Care

Welcome Home - A New Option for Ambulatory Care

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The Joint Commission now offers a way that ambulatory care organizations can achieve an optional PCMH certification, showing to patients and payers that the care provided by the organization is patient-focused, coordinated, and comprehensive.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

10/14/2011

Ambulatory Health Care

The Joint Commission and NCQA: A comparison of requirements

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This tool, prepared by The Joint Commission, compares the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) general standard areas for its 2011 version of the Patient-Centered Medical Home to the specific Joint Commission requirements for its Primary Care Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care

08/26/2011

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Model

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The Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Model is based on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s (AHRQ) definition of a medical home.

Related Topics: Ambulatory Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation, Primary Care Medical Home

06/21/2011

Ambulatory Health Care

Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home Option Additional Requirements

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This document lists the additional requirements (arranged by 5 operational characteristics and 12 focus areas) that an accredited organization must be in compliance with to be certified as a Primary Care Medical Home.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation

06/21/2011

Ambulatory Health Care

New Primary Care Medical Home Option

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Joint Commission–accredited ambulatory care organizations now have the option of expanding their accreditation to include the Primary Care Medical Home designation beginning July 1, 2011. Read the article from July 2011 issue of Perspectives.

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation, Ambulatory Health Care

06/20/2011

Ambulatory Health Care

Primary Care Home Initiative Expert Panel Members

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Listing of Primary Care Home Initiative Expert Panel Members

Related Topics: Primary Care Medical Home, Ambulatory Health Care, Expert Panel Members

07/08/2010

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