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
Five Healthcare Systems
The Care Coordination Model
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.
Reducing Care Fragmentation: A Toolkit for Coordinating Care
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.