Becoming a PCMH

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Transforming a practice into a PCMH — a Patient-Centered Medical Home — is a multi-year process that requires a change in practice philosophy and care coordination accreditation, according to an article in Medical Economics. But after three to four years of transforming, “many of the practices are only part-way there,” says McKesson VP and medical director David Nace, MD, who was interviewed for the report. That’s because, among other reasons cited by Dr. Nace, our healthcare system hasn’t been financed or incentivized to provide holistic whole person, coordinated care.

Read all of Dr. Nace’s comments in the Medical Economics article