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The patient-centered medical home: Transforming primary care

Schram, Andrea Parsons DNP, CRNP

Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000412893.04686.1e
Feature: NEW CARE MODELS: SPECIAL DNP SECTION
Abstract

Abstract: The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a new care model that reorganizes primary care to improve access, coordination, quality, satisfaction, and comprehensive patient-centered care. Nurse practitioners should understand the PCMH concept, appraise the evidence, and become leaders in this transformation.

Author Information

Andrea Parsons Schram is an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD.

The author has disclosed that she has no financial relationships related to this article.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.