Framework for Regional Healthcare Coalitions

MacColl has developed a practical framework that identifies strategies utilize by regional healthcare coalitions to maximize effectiveness and sustainability. "It Takes a Region: Creating a Framework to Improve Chronic Disease Care" was authored  by Ed Wagner, Katie Coleman, and Brian Austin in 2006 for the California Health Care Foundation.

Aligning Forces for Quality

Our team provides assistance to the 16 communities participating in Aligning Forces for Quality, advising the National Program Office on regional quality improvement (QI) strategies, community drivers for improved healthcare, and how to sustain QI structures and supports once the grant period has ended. MacColl’s  Dr. Ed Wagner has also served on its National Advisory Committee since 2007.

Coach Medical Home: A Practice Facilitator’s Guide to Medical Home Transformation

“Coach Medical Home: A Practice Facilitator’s Guide to Medical Home Transformation” is a web-based curriculum developed by MacColl and Qualis Health that offers support to practice coaches working on PCMH  recognition.

Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment (PCMH-A)

Developed by the MacColl Center for the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, the PCMH-A (Patient-Centered Medical Home-Assessment) self-assessment tool gives clinical practices a method for gauging progress in the medical home implementation process. Please contact us if you are seeking to use the PCMH-A in your work.

Change Concepts for Practice Transformation

The Change Concepts for Practice Transformation is a framework developed by the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative to guide primary care practices through the transformation process.

The Care Coordination Model

The Care Coordination Model examines care coordination within a patient-centered medical home and considers the major external providers and organizations with which it must interact.

Reducing Care Fragmentation

To help clinical teams lift the quality of patient transitions and referrals, The Commonwealth Fund supported MacColl via Reducing Care Fragmentation to author a complementary set of materials aimed towards patient-centered medical home transformation.

Team Up for Health

The 42-month Team Up for Health initiative, funded by The California HealthCare Foundation, brought patients, their families and clinical teams together to define and test processes leading to better self-management of chronic conditions.