Support services help family physicians transition to PCMHs

04/25/2013 | AAFP News Now

The use of care-management and practice support services may help small and solo primary care practices improve quality and efficiency and save money when adopting patient-centered medical home models, according to research from the University of Connecticut's Health Center reported in the Journal of General Internal Medicine. A study of primary care practices found those getting the support intervention saw improvements in hypertension control and breast cancer screenings, along with a reduction in hospital emergency department visits.

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