The Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a team-based model
of providing care in a coordinated, consistent and efficient way.
Providing patients the best care when and where they want it requires
teams to actively look for improvement possibilities and opportunities to
create effieicnet workflow, satisfied staff and effective communication
with patients and other providers.
Explore our site for information about:
-MaineHealth/MMC PHO Learning Collaborative
-NCQA and other Training Opportunities for practices
-Patient centered healthcare Resources from around the country
-Improvement Coaching and Practice Improvement Tools
News and Information
2014 NCQA Standards Preview Webinar
March 10 – 9:30 to 10:30 am
NCQA is releasing updated Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition
standards March 24th. NCQA President Margaret E. O’Kane, will host this
webinar and provide an overview of the updates, explain why specific
elements were included and detail how NCQA PCMH Recognition fits
into the healthcare landscape. Click here for more information
Specific discussion topics include:
- Alignment with Meaningful Use Stage 2 (MU2)
- Enhanced emphasis on team-based care
- Care management focus on high-need populations
- Alignment of quality improvement activities with the Triple Aim
Quick glance at improvement tools -
Institute for Healthcare Improvement
These short videos offer instruction on improvement tools using visual
examples. Taught by Robert Lloyd, Director of Performance Improvement
Introducing BrightSpots - View
We've compiled a booklet of improvement success from
our collaborative teams, we'll continue adding to
the compilation as we receive these fantastic stories!
Becoming a PCMH Practice,
A Video Guide for NCQA PCMH recognition
"Transitioning Your Practice to the Patient Centered Medical
NCQA worked with Merck to create this PCMH transition video for
clinicians, who are interested in PCMH Recognition.
Visit the NCQA website to view the video (scroll down half the page to
view the video)
Visit our Resources page for information on PCMH initiatives and
sources including Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, TransforMED
and Maine Quality Counts.
We also provide a Training Opportunities page listing available webinars
and in-person educational sessions designed to help practices build
quality improvement, Medical Home, and NCQA recognition knowledge.