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January 29, 2009

The Medical Home – Position Paper on Innovation

Filed under: Innovation Adoption,Medical Home — Tags: , , — David Kauff @ 8:53 am

Like many of you,  I am working to understand and adopt the priniples of the Medical Home into my practice and  how to leverage technology to make really work.   Reviewing the currnet liturature in the Medical Home can be a dizzying undertaking.  The Medical Home is defined as a Model, a Concept, a Movement, an Innovation and even a software package.  The term itself is under scrutiny, what is a Home?  what is an Advanced Home?  Depsite the ambiguity of name, there is no ambiguity of purpose.  I want to share what I have found to be a clear articulation of the guiding principles and benefits of the Medical Home both from a clinical and Informatics perspetive.  The paper is from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions in Washington D. C.  I hope this serves as a springboard for both discussion and reference as we move foward with this work.  It is well worth the time to read.  Here is the link:
Medical Home Article

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