Co-authored by MacColl Director Michael Parchman, this March 2014 article examines the extent to which practice members' perceptions of how well they organized to deliver care consistent with the CCM were associated with their patients' perceptions of the chronic illness care they have received.
Caring for patients with multiple chronic conditions
The March 2014 issue of Medical Care includes "A conceptual model of the role of complexity in the care of patients with multiple chronic conditions", an article co-authored by MacColl researchers working in conjunction with the Agency for Healthcare Rsearch & Quality Multiple Chronic Conditions Research Network.
Spreading a medical home redesign: effects on emergency department use and hospital admissions
The Group Health experience is outlined in this journal article co-authored by Katie Coleman, showing it is possible to reduce emergency department use with patient-centered medical home transformation across a diverse set of clinics using a clear change strategy and sufficient resources and supports.
Assessing Progress toward Becoming a Patient-Centered Medical Home: An Assessment Tool for Practice Transformation
This December 2013 journal article describes the properties of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment (PCMH-A) as a tool to stimulate and monitor progress among primary care practices interested in transforming to patient-centered medical homes.
A proposed 'health literate care model' would constitute a systems approach to improving patients' engagement in care.
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.