Implementation Resources (tools & more)

Implementation Resources from the National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Additional Implementation Resources  

    • The Care Coordination Conundrum and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
      This report on care coordination for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), developed by the Catalyst Center and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, outlines a comprehensive analysis of issues and barriers faced by CYSHCN followed by financing and reimbursement solutions to improve sustainability of care coordination.
    • Sixth Annual Patient-Centered Medical Home Evidence Report
      The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative recently unveiled its sixth annual compilation of evidence demonstrating the association between patient-centered medical home implementation and improved health outcomes. A press release and full report are available.
    • Leveraging Title V Partnerships to Advance National Performance Measure #15: Adequate Health Insurance
      This brief presented by the Catalyst Center highlights examples of collaborative Title V partnerships that advance NPM 15—the percentage of children ages 0 to 17 who are adequately insured. Included in the brief is an overview of the performance measure framework and specific examples of programs across the country.

 Training, Events and Conferences

​Training, Events and Conferences
    • New Tool: Measuring Family Experience of Care Integration to Improve Care Delivery
      Presented by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, the Catalyst Center, and Family Voices, this recorded webinar discusses the Pediatric Integrated Care Survey (PICS)—a new tool developed by the National Center for Care Coordination Technical Assistance. The PICS is a validated instrument which assesses family experience of care integration. This webinar provides a detailed overview of the tool, the design and intention for use, and specific implementation examples. This webinar is part of a larger series hosted by the Lucile Packard Foundation on care coordination.
    • Call for Proposals: Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs (AMCHP) Annual Meeting
      Due September 1, 2017
      February 10 – 13, 2018, Arlington, VA
      Proposals for the 2018 AMCHP annual conference are being accepted until September 1, 2017. This conference provides Title V, pediatricians, and family partners an opportunity to present ideas, research, and programming for the maternal and child health population, including children and youth with special health care needs. Attendees are from multiple disciplines and include representation from government, physicians, family leaders, research, and advocates.
    • Family Voices 2017 Family Leadership Conference: Weaving a Tapestry of Strength through Diversity
      November 15 – 17, 2017, Washington, DC
      Hosted by Family Voices, this annual conference brings together leaders from Family-to-Family Health Information Centers, Family Voices State Affiliated Organizations, family-led organizations, family leaders, and professional stakeholders from across the country to discuss strategies to strengthen systems serving children and youth with special health care needs. The conference is open to the public and offers workshops focused on systems level changes, recruiting, training and supporting diverse leaders, youth leadership, and more.