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February 25, 2014 - In this study, Commonwealth Fund–supported researchers surveyed practices participating in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chronic Care initiative, one of the earliest and largest multipayer medical home pilots in the United States, to examine the quality care delivered, use of medical services, and the costs of care.
February 10, 2014 - Commonwealth Fund–supported researchers compared patients' experiences in a primary care clinic that implemented the PCMH model, along with lean process changes (which seek to maximize value and reduce waste) and a new approach to physician reimbursement, with patients' experiences in a similar clinic that did not make such changes.
February 5, 2014 - Results from a new Commonwealth Fund–supported study in Health Affairs led by Harvard Medical School's David C. Grabowski confirm that telemedicine can be a cost-effective alternative to a trip to the hospital.
In this issue: a look at the Practice Change Leaders for Health and Aging program, which provides training and mentoring to frontline clinicians who are working to improve geriatric care.
September 24, 2013 - Download the presentations and review the archived webinar, during which participants saw a live demo of WhyNotTheBest.org and heard stories from the field from those using the tool in their work.
December 23, 2013 - Confusion about Affordable Care Act (ACA) deadlines is rampant, says Commonwealth Fund President David Blumenthal, M.D., in a new blog post. That’s because there are lots of them—and they keep changing.