Practice Transformation in the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative: A Qualitative Look

In this article, Ed Wagner and colleagues describe  three diverse SNMHI practices selected based on their improvement as measured by the PCMH-A (Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment).  We interviewed 2-3 leaders from the each of 3 practices seeking information about their motivations for transforming, the methods used to make changes, and challenges and facilitators.

We’re remodeling! Look for us on our new site in a few weeks

The Implementing Innovations into Practice blog is getting a refresh, but we’ll be back this fall with a new site, a new look, and more stories about innovations in primary care.

What we're reading: August 2016

A Primary Care Panel Size of 2500 Is neither Accurate nor Reasonable.  Melanie Raffoul, MD, Miranda Moore, PhD, Doug Kamerow, MD, MPH, and
Andrew Bazemore, MD, MPH. J Am Board Fam Med July-August 2016 vol. 29 no. 4 496-499. doi: 10.3122/jabfm.2016.04.150317. >>read more

April 2014 Director's Update: The Medical Neighborhood

Last month I attended the Complexity of Care in Primary Care Practices Conference convened by Western Washington University in Bellingham, a town 90 miles from Seattle.   The MacColl Center has through the years enjoyed strong relationships with Bellingham provider teams, as much due to their innovative practices as our close physical proximity.

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