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March 22, 2013 - This Commonwealth Fund–supported study surveyed patients with chronic illness and primary care providers in five European countries to assess the extent to which care delivery systems already have features of the patient-centered medical home and to identify gaps.
March 18, 2013 - Providing small primary care practices with supports that include more robust electronic health records, on-site care managers, and increased reimbursement helps them become medical homes.
November 13, 2012 - While there is broad agreement on the general concepts defining patient-centered medical homes, little is known about physician practices' on-the-ground experiences. In this Commonwealth Fund–supported study, researchers examined five practices engaged in efforts to become medical homes. All five practices received a risk-adjusted base payment per patient per month to support their efforts.
May 18, 2012 - There is an urgent need for rigorous data to strengthen the evidence base of the medical home model. In an effort to harness and share lessons from the many disparate medical home pilots and evaluations under way, The Commonwealth Fund established the Patient-Centered Medical Home Evaluators’ Collaborative in 2009.