September 1, 2006
Program Results Report
Researchers at Brown University studied how well personal assistance and technological assistance (canes, crutches, walkers and wheelchairs) work for adults with chronic conditions who need help with everyday activities.
January 1, 2010
As the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model emerges as a key vehicle to improve the quality of healthcare and to control costs, many Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) communities are implementing pilot programs that promise to reinvigorate pr ...
January 7, 2009
While there is slow adoption of the patient-centered-medical home (PCMH), the largest of the large medical groups have the most comprehensive PCMH infrastructures.
February 17, 2009
Policy-makers and insurers are searching for strategies to improve care coordination and reinvigorate primary care as a critical component of reforming the U.S. health care system.
February 1, 2009
This primer published by the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement (NRHI) urges major reforms in the way Medicare, Medicaid and private health insurance plans pay primary care physicians.
May 1, 2009
In analyzing national claims data, the PROMETHEUS Payment developers found that a significant percentage of total cost of care spent today on six chronic diseases is attributable to "Potentially Avoidable Complications."
July 1, 2009
The Ohio Family Physician profiles the Cincinnati Aligning Forces for Quality (AF4Q) Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot and Co-pilot project in the Summer 2010 issue.
The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model is a team-based approach to coordinate, track, and deliver care focusing on patients' needs.
March 14, 2014
Human Capital Blog
As the patient-centered medical home has emerged as a model for providing effective team-based care so, too, is there a growing need for educational strategies that promote interprofessional collaboration.
March 11, 2014
Getting patients more active in managing their own health has stymieddoctors for decades. Cincinnati’s efforts to improve diabetes care suggest that knowledge is power for physicians and patients alike.