• Patient-Centered Medical Home Transformation with Payment Reform: Patient Experience Outcomes

    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.

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  • Medical Homes: An Evolving Model of Primary Care

    Today, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) released a study, cofunded by The Commonwealth Fund, evaluating a three-year medical home pilot in Pennsylvania. The study, led by RAND’s Mark Friedberg and colleagues, found the program was not associated with significant improvements in quality of care or cost reductions....

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