Medical Home Monitor, July 18, 2011
July 18, 2011 Volume III, No. 30

  1. More Evidence That Medical Homes Boost Adherence, Clinical Outcomes for Patients with Diabetes

  2. BCBS Michigan Designates 2,500 Physicians in Nation's Largest PCMH Program

  3. New Chart: Top Conditions Tied to Readmissions

  4. Primary Care Providers Help UCSF Cut Heart Failure Readmissions

  5. New Health Coach Profile: Meet Claudine Reilly

  6. Q&A: What questions should you ask to identify functional decline in elderly patients?
    (Open access until July 31.)

  7. One-Third of 2011 Medical Homes Will Join an Accountable Care Organization

  8. Okinawa First Overseas Location to Adopt Navy's 'Medical Home Port' Model

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: Population Health Management in an ACO

  10. MetroHealth Now a Medical Home for Special Needs Children

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