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What does PCMH stand for?

PCMH stands for Patient-Centered Medical Home (American Academy of Family Physicians)

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The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is a model of primary care in which patients receive well-coordinated services and enhanced access to a clinical team, and clinicians use decision support tools, measure their performance, and conduct quality improvement activities to meet patients' needs.
Early evidence on the patient-centered medical home indicates that it may improve quality, but it may also increase costst according to an analysis from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
NEW YORK, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An EmblemHealth project found evidence that practice redesign and embedded care management in general adult primary care practices using the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model results in modest, but promising, reduction in Emergency Department (ED) visits and improved quality of care.
Nearly halt of physician practices do not meet national standards to qual ify as patient-centered medical homes, according to a study from the University of Michigan Health System.