Implementation Resources from the National Center for Medical Home Implementation
New Fact Sheet: Enhancing Family Engagement Through Quality Improvement
Developed by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation, this
fact sheet presents lessons learned from a nation-wide family engagement quality improvement project. The fact sheet provides strategies for implementing family engagement quality improvement projects in clinical practice or through multi-site learning collaboratives, tips for engaging parent/caregiver partners in practice-based quality improvement, and strategies to meaningfully engage families in clinical practice.
Call for Applications: Innovative and Promising Practices in Pediatric Medical Home Implementation
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) is now
accepting applications for Innovative and Promising Practices in Pediatric Medical Home Implementation. The
featured programs provide examples of evidence-informed innovative and promising practices in pediatric medical home implementation, emphasizing the core functions of medical home and practical and replicable implementation strategies. Featured practices include examples from Federally Qualified Health Centers, pediatric practices, community-based organizations, academic institutions, state-based organizations, and family advocacy organizations. Programs are promoted through the NCMHI Listserv and on the NCMHI Web site.
Supporting Title V and Medicaid Collaboration in Pediatric Medical Home Implementation
Presented by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation, the National Academy for State Health Policy, and the Catalyst Center, this webinar provides strategies and promising practices to enhance collaboration on pediatric medical home initiatives between Title V children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) programs and Medicaid agencies. Participants will learn about collaborative efforts in states, identify replicable strategies to facilitate partnership, and discuss the impact of Title V CYSHCN and Medicaid collaboration on children, youth, and families. Title V program staff, Medicaid agency staff, pediatric clinicians, and family advocates are encouraged to
view this webinar.
Technical Assistance and Support for Pediatric Medical Home Implementation
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation provides free technical assistance and support
to pediatric clinicians, practices, Title V programs and other state-based programs and organizations, families, community members, and others interested in implementing high quality primary care and improving the system of care for children and youth. Support related to implementation of family-centered care, cultural competence, pediatric medical home transformation, and care coordination is available. Assistance can be provided via phone and email. All technical assistance requests are answered within one business day.
Additional Implementation Resources
The Care Coordination Conundrum and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
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.