A patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a team approach to caring for patients in the primary care setting. Your team may include physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, dietitians, social workers, health educators, and care coordinators. Of course, you and your support person or persons are at the center of your care.
Your patient-centered medical home at Memorial will:
Here are some tips to help you make the most of your appointment at your PCMH:
Learn how Patrick Atoa beat diabetes with the help of a nurse care coordinator at the Center for Internal Medicine.
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Memorial Health University Physicians’ (MHUP) primary care practices have been recognized as Level 3 patient-centered medical homes by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This is the highest level of recognition a practice can earn.
To earn recognition, which is valid for three years, the MHUP primary care practices demonstrated the ability to meet the program’s key elements, which include using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships. NCQA standards align with the joint principles of the patient-centered medical home established with the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the American Osteopathic Association.