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Patient-Centered Medical Home M4 Seminar


Patient-Centered Medical Home M4 Seminar

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Elizabeth Harlow, MD
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
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The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a medical practice model in which the provider is enabled to practice primary care in a more ideal, comprehensive manner.  This practice model is becoming increasingly important as complexity in healthcare continues to increase, necessitating changes in the way physicians practice. The seminar will be presented using an interactive patient example to illustrate improvements in care with the medical home model. The overview of the seminar includes a patient presentation, care management plans,  a presentation of the basic priniciples of the Patient Centered Medical Home, a reworking of care management plans, and the development of ideas for possible quality improvement projects.

Educational objectives: 

1. List the guiding principles of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).

2. Describe how using the PCMH model could improve patient care.

3. Understand Donabedian's framework for assessment of quality.

4. Design a quality improvement project with measurable outcomes.

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Estimated time to complete: 
3 hours
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Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Already Expired Email Date: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 1:57pm
Already Expired Email 1 month date: 
Friday, March 16, 2018 - 12:36am
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Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 2:23am
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Elizabeth Harlow, MD

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