Get 20M+ Full-Text Papers For Less Than $1.50/day. Start a 14-Day Trial for You and Your Team.

Learn More →

Does PCMH “Work”?—The Need to Use Implementation Science to Make Sense of Conflicting Results

Does PCMH “Work”?—The Need to Use Implementation Science to Make Sense of Conflicting Results Effects of Medical Home and Shared Savings Intervention on Care Original Investigation Research Invited Commentary Does PCMH “Work”?—The Need to Use Implementation Science to Make Sense of Conflicting Results George L. Jackson, PhD, MHA; John W. Williams Jr, MD, MHS Much as clinical research has the goal of helping clinicians im- cesses, improve clinical outcomes, and reduce costs. While prove their decision making for individual patients, health ser- these are of course all important goals, few, if any, single in- vices research has the ultimate goal of helping managers and terventions have proved to be a “magic bullet” to fix the health policy makers make better de- care system. Rather, a series of different types of programs may cisions for their organizations be needed. Related article page 1362 and constituents. Many man- The newly published article found PCMH practices had sig- agers of third-party-payer and nificantly less patient utilization during year 3 in areas that are provider organizations want to know if the patient-centered frequently targets of quality improvement efforts: hospital- medical home (PCMH) framework for providing primary care izations, emergency department visits, and specialty visits. Ex- “works” so they can decide if the significant effort involved in cept http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Does PCMH “Work”?—The Need to Use Implementation Science to Make Sense of Conflicting Results

JAMA Internal Medicine , Volume 175 (8) – Aug 1, 2015

Loading next page...
 
/lp/american-medical-association/does-pcmh-work-the-need-to-use-implementation-science-to-make-sense-of-pqgOhZ7Uz0
Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2015 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6106
eISSN
2168-6114
DOI
10.1001/jamainternmed.2015.2067
pmid
26030753
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

Effects of Medical Home and Shared Savings Intervention on Care Original Investigation Research Invited Commentary Does PCMH “Work”?—The Need to Use Implementation Science to Make Sense of Conflicting Results George L. Jackson, PhD, MHA; John W. Williams Jr, MD, MHS Much as clinical research has the goal of helping clinicians im- cesses, improve clinical outcomes, and reduce costs. While prove their decision making for individual patients, health ser- these are of course all important goals, few, if any, single in- vices research has the ultimate goal of helping managers and terventions have proved to be a “magic bullet” to fix the health policy makers make better de- care system. Rather, a series of different types of programs may cisions for their organizations be needed. Related article page 1362 and constituents. Many man- The newly published article found PCMH practices had sig- agers of third-party-payer and nificantly less patient utilization during year 3 in areas that are provider organizations want to know if the patient-centered frequently targets of quality improvement efforts: hospital- medical home (PCMH) framework for providing primary care izations, emergency department visits, and specialty visits. Ex- “works” so they can decide if the significant effort involved in cept

Journal

JAMA Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Aug 1, 2015

References