Medical 'homes' improve access, quality, and equity

October 2007
State Health Watch;Oct2007, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p6
This article focuses on the findings of the Commonwealth Fund's 2006 Health Care Quality Survey. Responses to the survey demonstrate the importance of having stable insurance, a regular health care provider, and a medical home for improving health care access and quality among vulnerable populations. The reports says that patients in medical home practices develop relationships with their providers and work with them to maintain a healthy lifestyle and coordinate preventive and ongoing health services.


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