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November 18, 2013 - The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund, helped 65 safety-net clinics become PCMHs. To help monitor progress and identify additional opportunities for improvement, researchers developed the Patient-Centered Medical Home Assessment. This study sought to test the tool’s validity in measuring progress in the PCMH transformation process.
November 18, 2013 - This study aimed to determine which factors affect decision-making by nurse aides—the caregivers with the most firsthand knowledge of residents.
July 10, 2013 - Download the presentations from a July 9 webinar about the impact of this five-year demonstration from the perspective of both researchers and clinic directors on the ground.
September 20, 2013 - In a guest post on the Harvard Business Review blog, Commonwealth Fund president David Blumenthal and Senior Researcher Kristof Stremikis write that while "putting value at the forefront of health care reform may seem obvious and non-controversial," a number of challenges need to be met before we can "turn the promise of value measurement into the reality of better care at lower cost."