Implementation Resources (tools & more)

Implementation Resources from the National Center for Medical Home Implementation
      • Maternal and Child Health Title V Assessment and Evaluation Project Executive Summary
        Developed by National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) and Kelley Analytics, this
        executive summary highlights key insights from a 2017 assessment and evaluation project of Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs. The project assessed the NCMHI provision of possible tools, resources, and technical assistance to support states focused on National Performance Measure 11 (medical home) and/or patient/family-centered care. A project overview, key insights, and next steps are provided in the executive summary.
      • Supporting Maternal and Child Health Title V Programs 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
         recorded webinar provides strategies and promising practices to enhance collaboration on pediatric medical home initiatives between Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs and Medicaid agencies. The webinar includes information about collaborative efforts in states, identifies replicable strategies to facilitate partnership, and discusses the impact of Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs and Medicaid collaboration on children, youth, and families. Title V program staff, Medicaid agency staff, pediatric clinicians, and family advocates are encouraged to listen to this webinar.
      • National Academy for State Health Policy (NASHP) State At-a-Glance Table
        Created by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation in partnership with NASHP, this
        state at-a-glance table provides an overview of pediatric medical home initiatives occurring through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program. The table supports Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, pediatric clinicians, practices, and American Academy of Pediatrics state chapters and other stakeholders to showcase pediatric medical home initiatives and how work and services are coordinated across multiple systems.
      • Building Your Care Notebook: Resources to Support Families of Children with Special Health Care Needs
        The National Center for Medical Home Implementation compiled a comprehensive collection of customizable forms that pediatric clinicians can share with families to help organize and maintain records related to their child's care. Examples of forms include appointment logs, medical bill tracking forms, and a list of questions to ask clinicians.

Additional Implementation Resources

 Training, Events, and Conferences

​Training, Events, and Conferences

  • Measure What Matters: Advancing Multidisciplinary Care Coordination in Primary and Subspecialty Care Settings
    Part 1: May 10, 2018 at 11 to 11:45 am Central Time (
    Register Here)
    Part 2: May 17, 2018 at 11 to 11:45 am Central Time (Register Here)
    This 2-part webinar series will present real-world experiences from diverse health care providers and practices with the common goal of capturing the value of care coordination using the Care Coordination Measurement Tool (CCMT). Faculty will describe their objectives for measuring care coordination, experiences in implementing the tool, and the implications of capturing the value of care coordination. An updated version of the CCMT and accompanying adaptation guide are available for download. This webinar series will be recorded and archived on the National Center for Medical Home Implementation Website.
  • Transfer to Adult Care
    Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 2 to 3pm Central Time
    Register Here
    Presented by Got Transition, this is the third webinar in a five-part series on transitions of care for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) to adult services. This webinar will describe how to identify willing adult primary and specialty providers, sequencing plans for transferring young adults with multiple providers, identifying ways to support adult practices, and preparing transfer packages and communicating with pediatric and adult practices. Webinars in this series feature examples of best practices among Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, along with tools, resources, and problem-solving strategies. All webinars in the series are recorded and archived on the Got Transition Web site. 
  • Aligning Services with Needs: Complexity Tiering for Children with Chronic and Complex Conditions
    Presented by the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health (LPFCH), this
    recorded webinar is the fifth in a series on care coordination. This webinar describes current tiering practices and uses. Faculty discuss recommendations for policy and research, particularly as the process relates to children with special health care needs. Presentation slides and webinar recordings are archived on the LPFCH Web site.

 Partners and National Initiatives

​Partners and National Initiatives

  • Diverse Voices Matter: Improving Diversity in Patient and Family Advisory Councils
    Developed by the Institute for Patient-and Family-Centered Care, this
    toolkit outlines strategies for recruiting and keeping "diverse voices" on the Patient and Family Advisory Councils. The toolkit discusses practical tools and strategies to implement these efforts, including recruitment and retention strategies, benefits of diversity, and solutions to common challenges. This resource is useful for pediatricians and other clinicians interested in improving diversity among families on advisory councils.
  • Checklist for Caregivers to Assist in Communicating with Health Care Providers
    This
    infographic, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, provides families and caregivers with an easy-to-follow checklist to use when communicating with their child's clinicians. The checklist provides strategies for families and caregivers to use before, during, and after the clinical visit.