The patient-centered medical home: Transforming primary careSchram, Andrea Parsons DNP, CRNPThe Nurse Practitioner: April 15th, 2012 - Volume 37 - Issue 4 - p 33–39 doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000412893.04686.1e Feature: NEW CARE MODELS: SPECIAL DNP SECTION Abstract Author Information 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. 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.