Thursday, May 26, 2011

TJC Launches Primary Care Medical Home Option

The Joint Commission (TJC) is now accepting applications from accredited ambulatory care organizations for a Primary Care Medical Home option (PCMH) that will launch in July 2011.

The PCMH is a delivery model that provides patients with coordinated care by a primary care physician and team of healthcare professionals. The model emphasizes improved communication among clinics, facilities, and healthcare professionals to improve patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

To learn more about the PCMH option and to see TJC's PCMH standards for ambulatory care organizations, click here:

Source: The Joint Commission

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