Jeanne W. McAllister is director and cofounder of the Center for Medical Home Improvement (CMHI), Crotched Mountain Foundation, based in Concord, New Hampshire. She is an adjunct assistant professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. Ms. McAllister's work focuses on the implementation of the community-based primary care medical home; the quality improvement team processes needed to develop primary care medical homes; the measurement of its quality and value as a fundamental resource for children, youth, adults, and families; and the necessary policy changes to support and sustain its development. Ms. McAllister provides consultation to numerous states and programs, assisting them with their medical home strategic planning and implementation. Ms. McAllister has developed practice-based materials that support primary care teams in implementing care coordination including assessment, care planning, and educational tools. Among other publications, she is the lead author of a Pediatrics article titled "Practice-Based Care Coordination: A Medical Home Essential" and its accompanying implementation workbook.
Director and Cofounder, Center for Medical Home Improvement, Crotched Mountain Foundation