Change Text Size:
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.
December 9, 2013 - This Commonwealth Fund–supported study of three upstate New York physician practices found it is possible for patient-centered medical homes to achieve reduced health care spending by emphasizing prevention and coordinated care and changing provider incentives through the use of bundled payments.
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."