The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announces 29 practices in Texas earned NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term relationships with patients and family members.
“NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care that is focused on patients,” said NCQA President, Margaret E. O’Kane. “By earning recognition, these practices show they have the tools, systems and resources to provide their patients with the right care, at the right time.”
The NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home model of primary care combines teamwork and information technology to improve care, improve patients’ experience of care and reduce costs. Medical homes foster ongoing partnerships between patients and their personal clinicians. Each patient’s care is overseen by a clinician-led care team that coordinates treatment across the health care system. Research shows that medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients’ and providers’ experience of care.
Texas practices that have earned PCMH Recognition include:
• ABCD Pediatrics
• Baylor – Health Texas Provider Network – Baylor Community Care – Worth Street
• Baylor – Health Texas Provider
• Network – Hope Clinic of Garland
• Boppana Primary Care Clinic, PA
• Brehm Medical Center
• CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System…
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