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PCMH: Getting Started



Free Webinar


How to Build a Medical Home: CAFP’s popular Patient Centered Medical Home webinar is now available for your viewing pleasure!

The Patient Centered Medical Home is the model for 21st century primary care; it integrates high quality health promotion, acute care and chronic condition management in a planned, coordinated and patient-centered manner. Medical home care is associated with improved health outcomes and lowered costs. This webinar featuring Leah Newkirk, JD; Larry Shore, MD and Chase Gray, RN will increase your knowledge of the medical home concept and facilitate your development into a Patient Centered Medical Home.




The webinar will help you:


  • Understand the Patient Centered Medical Home model and how it has been successfully implemented in a medical home pilot in California;
  • Understand how payers’ policies will incentivize transformation to the Patient Centered Medical Home;
  • Learn, from an expert practice coach, about first steps in transforming to a Medical Home;
  • Learn what kind of support you need and how to get it.

Co-sponsored by the Alameda Contra Costa Medical Association and the California Academy of Family Physicians.

How-to Guide

A how-to guide was developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to support primary care transformation. The guide was designed to build the internal capacity of a practice and support incremental and transformative changes to improve patient outcomes.



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