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Monthly Archives: June 2010

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is an effort to redesign, refinance and revitalize primary care across the United States. Based initially on Chronic Care Model, the concept has evolved to mean addressing the needs of all patients through organizing health care delivery systems to be patient-centered, evidence-based, culturally & linguistically appropriate, and accountable for the…

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How achievable are the goals to achieve meaningful use of EHRs? Concern has been expressed by senior leaders across the US including Dr. Thomas H. Lee, president of the physician network at Partners HealthCare, Dr. Brent E. Wallace, chief medical officer at Intermountain Healthcare, in Utah and Dr. Steven M. Safyer, president of Montefiore Medical…

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Vice President Biden and Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius recently announced the selection of 15 communities to serve as pilot communities for eventual wide-scale use of new health information technology.  

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