Patient Centered Medical Home

What Is a Patient Centered Medical Home?

Patient Centered Medical Home is a team based approach to providing comprehensive primary care that facilitates partnership between individual patients and their personal providers. At Coastal Family Health Center your PCMH team consists of a physician or nurse practitioner, medical assistant, referral coordinator, team aid and other support staff.

A Medical Home describes health care that is:

  • Accessible
  • Family-Centered
  • Continuous
  • Comprehensive
  • Coordinated
  • Compassionate
  • Culturally Effective

This is a standard of care that physicians should provide and parents should expect.

What Are the Benefits of a Medical Home?

  • Increased patient and family satisfaction
  • Improved coordination of care
  • Enhanced efficiency
  • Increased wellness due to comprehensive care
  • Honest and respectful information exchange
  • Support in finding resources
  • Connection to family support organization
  • Partnership promotes health and quality of life
  • Decreased use of emergency room services

How do you begin?

If you or a family member is interested in participating in medical home, talk about it with your physician at your next office visit.

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