What is a Patient Centered Medical Home?
A Patient Centered Medical Home puts the patient first, in order to help them achieve their health goals. The benefits to being a patient of a PCMH are:
- You receive coordinated care by a compassionate team leader results in less fragmented care by focusing on the big picture and managing complex illnesses and multiple specialists
- Using electronic medical records allows for a central location for your family’s health information that is easily accessed and shared with your health care team
- Family physicians and nurse practitioners collaborate together to provide medical care and encourage patients to become partners in their care
- The best patient care occurs when evidence-based medicine is applied in a personalized, relevant, sensitive manner by a provider who knows the patient well
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