The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI or National Center) is a cooperative agreement between the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) of the Health Resources and Services Administration and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

The current cooperative agreement began in 2013 and will expire on June 30, 2018. Therefore, the National Center commemorates accomplishments from 2013-2018 with this "NCMHI Great Hits" themed issue. All the National Center greatest hits are featured in the "Implementation Resources from the NCMHI" section.

The remainder of this e-Newsletter features tools and resources from partner organizations.

On behalf of the National Center leadership, partners, and staff­– thank you for your support and commitment to advancing the pediatric medical home over the past five years.

Technical Assistance Highlights
The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) accomplished the following technical assistance outcomes from 2013-2018:

      • Provided over 2,800 individuals with technical assistance.
      • More than 8,500 individuals participated in NCMHI educational offerings.
      • 96% of participants gave NCMHI educational offerings the highest satisfaction rating.
      • Received over 740,000 total visits to the NCMHI Web site.

Implementation Resources from the National Center for Medical Home Implementation— "Greatest Hits"

    • quality improvement change package
    • data collection instruments
    • sample Institutional Review Board application
    • parent/caregiver partner position description

Lessons learned from the project are shared throughout the guide and support implementing a similar project. Details are available for individuals, organizations, or practices interested in applying for Maintenance of Certification Part 4 for a project on family engagement. All resources are customizable, modifiable and free to download.

​Tools, Events, and Conferences

  • Health Care Transition and Title V Care Coordination Initiatives
    Session 5: Youth, Young Adult and Parent Engagement
    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 2 to 3pm Central
    Register Here  
    Presented by Got Transition, this five-part webinar series features examples of best practices among state Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) programs, practical tools and resources, as well as replicable solutions to common challenges. Three of the five webinars have been recorded and are archived on the Got Transition Web site. The remaining session will cover topics of integration into adult care and engagement of youth, young adults, and parents. This webinar series can support MCH Title V / CYSHCN programs, family/caregivers, and pediatric clinicians interested in enhancing health care transitions for youth and young adults.
  • A Conversation on Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity
    Thursday, June 28, 2018 at Noon to 1pm Central
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    Presented by the Lucile Packard Foundation Children's Hospital, this webinar will discuss meaningful systems changes to support children and youth with complex medical conditions. The webinar will include a live discussion from the authors of the article Models of Care Delivery for Children with Medical Complexity. The lead author and experts in the field will review the article's key content and share insights on the implications of its recommendations. This webinar is intended for pediatric clinicians, Maternal and Child Health Title V / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs, families/caregivers and other stakeholders interested in enhancing systems of care. 

​Partners and National Initiatives