The Practice Perspective on Transformation: Experience and Learning from the Frontlines

This brief report offers impressions from leaders in two primary care practices that participated in the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, contextualizing the experience of practice transformation from the perspective of the medical practice and providing insight on approaches that may support success.  One of the papers included in the November 2014 Medical Care Supplement about the SNMHI.

Associations Between Medical Home Characteristics and Support for Patient Activation in the Safety Net: Understanding Differences by Race, Ethnicity, and Health Status

This paper assesss the association between SNMHI clinic PCMH characteristics and patient perception of clinic support for patient activation, and whether that association varies by patients' self-reported race/ethnicity or health status.  One of the papers about our Safety Net Medical Home Initiative included in the November 2014 Med

Development of a Facilitation Curriculum to Support Primary Care Transformation: The “Coach Medical Home” Curriculum

This paper describes Coach Medical Home, a publicly available web-based curriculum that provides tools, resources, and guidance for practice transformation support programs, including practice facilitators and learning community organizers.  One of the eight SNMHI papers included in the November 2014 Medical Care Supplement.

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.