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Oct. 22, 2018

Does the Patient-centered Medical Home Model Change Staffing and Utilization in the Community Health Centers?

Region: Europe Scientific publication Coordinating services within and across sectors, Creating an enabling environment Source: Medical Care

 Few studies have looked under the hood of practice redesign to understand whether and, if so, how staffing changed with the adoption of patient-centered medical home (PCMH), and whether these staffing changes impacted utilization. So the objective of this article was to examine the workforce transformation occurring in community health centers that have achieved PCMH status, and to assess the relationship of those changes to utilization, as measured by the number of visits.