The Patient-Centered Medical Home is so much more than just a payment innovation — it’s an idea that appeals for clinical reasons to so many physicians and practice managers, who were already aiming to provide the higher level of care-coordination and patient engagement that is the foundation of the PCMH. But many small practices we work with have been nervous about the hurdles for certification — is it too much for a solo or two-physician practice to take on?
A recent AAFP blog post offers a wonderful idea for smaller practices daunted by the prospect of tackling the PCHM checklist on their own: form an informal network with other, like-minded practices in your area, and divvy up the research and learning. What a great solution — and a great way to expand your connections with other professionals in your community.
Read about it here.