Thoughtful advice on the how primary care practices should approach transforming into patient-centered medical homes was shared on the Primary Care Progress Notes blog by experts from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division.
Massachusetts Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative
A report that details the behavioral health elements required in achieving recognition as a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has been compiled by UMass Medical School’s Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, for the SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS).
The patient-centered medical home model of care has gained national interest, UMass Medical School’s Judith L. Steinberg, MD, MPH, said in an International Business Times story about a Florida retirement community embracing the model.
Patient-centered medical home experts from UMass Medical School’s Commonwealth Medicine division will present how partnerships and collaborations improve transformation, share results of behavioral health self-assessments and reveal untold stories from the Massachusetts Patient-Centered Medical Home Initiative at the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) 2015 Conference on Practice Improvement in Dallas, Texas, Dec. 3-6.
UMass Medical School’s practice transformation expert Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, will join a team in presenting how learning collaboratives can be used to prompt and foster regional and statewide behavioral health integration at the 17th annual conference of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) Oct. 15-17 in Portland, Oregon.
Health care is moving away from a fee-for-service payment system toward global payments for providers, a change that will help them better manage chronic conditions that include Type 2 diabetes, Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, said in an article June 15 in Worcester Business Journal’s Central Massachusetts Health, a quarterly health care magazine.
UMass Medical School practice transformation leader Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, is chair of a World Congress summit focused on the strategic and operational challenges of building and managing a successful patient-centered medical home (PCMH) June 23 and 24 in Alexandria, Virginia.
UMass Medical School’s practice transformation expert Judith Steinberg, MD, MPH, is a panelist on a SAMHSA-HRSA Center for Integrated Health Solutions (CIHS) webinar on July 29 focused on the 2014 National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) patient-centered medical home (PCMH) standards and behavioral health integration.
The Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island (CTC), a patient-centered medical home initiative managed by UMass Medical School, is supporting behavioral health integration into primary care practices through a new pilot program, according to an article in Providence Business News.
A team of UMass Medical School experts on patient-centered medical homes will present about behavioral health integration, care transitions and developing a medical home workforce at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement summit March 20-22 at the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.