HINfographic: The Medical Home Neighborhood

Monday, November 18th, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

There are more than 6,037 PCMH sites in the United States, according to the NCQA. To further reduce fragmented care, many PCMHs are expanding to house the entire care continuum – a phenomenon known as the Medical Neighborhood.

Medical home neighbors include specialists along with primary care clinicians to better coordinate care, according to a new infographic from the Healthcare Intelligence Network. This HINfographic also includes successful tactics for medical home ‘neighbors,’ signs of a desirable medical neighborhood and medical home neighborhood advice and comments from actual healthcare organizations.

The Medical Home Neighborhood

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Information presented in this infographic was excerpted from: Medical Home Neighborhoods: Uplinking Specialists To Create Integrated Systems of Care. If you would like to learn more about medical home neighborhoods, this resource includes even more information, including how to help physicians understand the link between meaningful use, care coordination across the neighborhood, and detailed lessons learned in building medical neighborhoods.

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