Tag: Patient Centered Medical Home
At age 26, Marla is no longer covered by her parents' health insurance, and her job does not provide any. Ill with high fever and chills, she went to the Emergency Room where a urinary tract infection was diagnosed and antibiotics started. ER tests uncovered a much more serious health issue - diabetes. Marla was...
A medical home - much more than a destination, it is a widely accepted model for how primary care should be organized and delivered. It's a philosophy, the belief that teamwork and strong, trusting relationships between patients and providers ensure excellent health care. 5 Features of the Medical Home Patient-centered: A partnership among practitioners, patients, and their...
The patient-centered medical home is a model of how health care should be organized and delivered. It is patient-centered, comprehensive, team-based, coordinated, accessible, and focused on quality and safety. Learn about Packard Health's model in this Blue Cross Blue Shield video »