Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of 1 Management credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: This presentation will focus on the initiation, development, advancement, potential successes and problems associated with the seven principles of the patient-centered medical home in the long term care continuum. Analysis of the current status of these principles in the continuum provides insight about the potential to imbed these principles in these institutions and care delivery models.
Discuss the components of the continuum-of-care.
Describe the historical development of the principles of the patient-centered medical home (PC-MH) in the institutions and care delivery models in the continuum -of-care.
Evaluate different institutions and care delivery models with regard to their use of the principles of the patient-centered medical home.
List three impediments that these institutions and care delivery models in the continuum-of-care have had in implementing these principles in their environment.
Speakers(s): Kenneth K. Steinweg, MD, CMD
Disclosure(s): Kenneth K. Steinweg, MD, CMD has no disclosures to report.
References: 1. American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians, American Osteopathic Association. Joint principles of the patientcentered medical home. February 2007. (Accessed January 2, 2009, at http://www. pcpcc.net/content/joint-principles-patientcentered- medical-home.) 2. American Academy of Family Practice, Robert Graham Center. The patient centered medical home: history, seven core features,evidence and transformational change. Washington,DC: Robert Graham Center, November 2007. (Accessed February 9, 2009, at http://www.adfammed.org/documents/ grahamcentermedicalhome.pdf.) 3. Report to the Congress. Reforming the delivery system. Washington, DC: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, June 2008. (Accessed September 2, 2008, at http://www. medpac.gov/documents/Jun08_EntireReport. pdf.) 4. Joint principles of a patient-centered medical home released by organizations representing more than 300,000 physicians. Philadelphia: American College of Physicians, 2007. (Accessed September 2, 2008, at http:// www.acponline.org/pressroom/pcmh.htm.) 5. Building a Medical Neighborhood for the Medical Home Elliott S. Fisher, M.D., M.P.H. N Engl J Med 359;12: p 1202-1205 6. No Place Like Home; Testing a New Model of Care Delivery John K. Iglehart N Engl J Med 359;12: 01200-1200 7.Standards and Guidelines for Physician Practice Connections Patient-Centered Medical Home(PPC-PCMH) National Committee for Quality Assurance.2008 Accessed May 12, 2009 at http://www.ncqa.org/tabid/631/Default.aspx