Patient-Centered Medical Home and Diabetes

April 2011
Diabetes Care;Apr2011, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p1047
Academic Journal
The article discusses the potential of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) to deliver better care for diabetic patients in the U.S. According to the author, PCMH can serve as a way to adopt the Chronic Care Model which is an evidence-based guide to quality improvement efforts in primary care. Vital to a Medical Home practice is a well-tuned health care team with effective coordination and communication. To determine its effectiveness, information on Medical Home demonstrations were collected along with a discussion of the results of the study.


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