The patient-centered medical home (ain’t what it used to be)

Advocates of the patient-centered medical home tout the desirability of having all of this information in a central repository, readily accessible, complete. Supposedly, such a system will drastically reduce duplication of services, reduce the likelihood of medical error, and subsequently cut the cost of medical care. Conceptually, it all sounds so good—too good, as the adage goes, to be true. more»

Read more in my latest entry on the Musings blog of the JAAPA Editorial Board here.

JAAPA is the official publication of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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One comment on “The patient-centered medical home (ain’t what it used to be)

  1. daverls54 says:

    Hi!

    Enjoyed your posted article about the irony of the newest in medical practice resembling the oldest customs. If, however, it was I that you were referring to as the “older” friend, I think you’ve somewhat exaggerated the costs. It’s more like $150/month than $500. $1800/yr, unless my memory is failing me (not that we should ignore that possibility). .

    Looking forward to seeing you this Saturday.

    Blessings,

    Dave

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