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Rau, J.  Medicare penalties for readmissions are likely to hit hospitals serving the poor.  Washington Post.  Dec. 19, 2011.

Betbeze, P.  Care coordination, the army way.  HealthLeaders Media.  Dec. 2, 2011.

Stevens, G., Vane, C., and Cousineau, M.  Association of Experiences of Medical Home Quality with Health-Related Quality of Life and School Engagement among Latino Children in Low-Income FamiliesHealth Services Research.  46(6pt1):1822-1842, Dec. 2011.

Sommers, A., and Cunningham, P.  Physician visits After Hospital Discharge:  Implications for Reducing Readmissions.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change.  Dec. 2011.

Levine, S., and others.  Predicting the Financial Risks of Seriously III Patients.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, Dec. 2011. LIBRARY Files/PDF/P/PDF PredictiveModelingRiskStratification.pdf

Donovan, P.  Mini Medical Homes Open Door to Disease-Based Patient-Centered Care.  Wall Township, NJ:  Healthcare Intelligence Network.  Nov. 22, 2011.

Schoen, C., and others.  New 2011 Survey of Patients With Complex Care Needs in Eleven Countries Finds That Care is Ofter Poorly Coordinated.  HealthAffairs.  Nov. 2011.

Community-based Care Transitions Program.  Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Nov. 2011.

Two blues plans find success with medical homes, look to expansion.  Nov. 2011.

Spector, T.  Can better patient discharges reduce readmissions?  H&HN.  Oct. 3, 2011.

Carrier, E., Yee, T., and Garfield, R.   The Uninsured and Their Health Care Needs: How Have They Changed Since the Recession?  Menlo Park, CA:  Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.  Oct. 2011.

Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative.  Washington:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Sept. 28, 2011.

Goodman, D., Fisher, E.,, and Chang, C-H.  After Hospitalization: A Dartmouth Atlas Report on Post-Acute Care for Medicare Beneficiaries.  The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, Sept. 28, 2011.

A Community's Approach to Reducing Readmissions.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Sept. 28, 2011.

Hospital readmission rates often too high, our ratings find.  Consumer Reports  Sept. 26, 2011.

Oh, J.  10 proven ways to reduce hospital readmissiions.  Becker's Hospital Review.  Sept. 21, 2011.

Cantlupe, J.  Women's health services hold 'significant' potential in ACOs.  HealthLeaders Media.  Sept. 21, 2011.

Yale New Haven Health System Corp., Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Medicare Hospital Quality Chartbook 2011: Performance Report on Readmission Measures for Acute Myocardial Infarction, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Sept. 15, 2011.

Overview of The Uninsured in the United States: A Summary of the 2011 Current Population Survey.  Washington, DC:  Department of Health and Human Services.  Sept. 13, 2011.

Butcher, L.  Building a medical neighborhood.  H&HN.  Sept. 9, 2011.

Clark, C.  Readmission rates revealed for 292 worst hospitals.  HealthLeaders Media.  Sept. 1, 2011.

Examining the Drivers of Readmissions and Reducing Unnecessary Readmissions for Better Patient Care.  Sept. 2011.

Klein, S.  The Veterans Health Administration:  Implementing Patient-Centered Medical Homes in the Nation's Largest Integrated Delivery System.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Sept. 2011. Study/2011/Sep/1537_Klein_veterans_hlt_admin_case study.pdf

Elixhauser, A., and others. Readmissions for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 2008. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HCUP Statistical Brief #121, Sept. 2011.

Horwitz, L., and others,Yale New Haven Health System Corp., Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. Hospital-Wide [All Condition] 30-Day Risk-Standardized Readmission Measure; DRAFT Measure Methodology Report. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Aug. 10, 2011.

Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge) Training Program.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2011.

Rittenhouse, D., and others.  Small and Medium-Size Physician Practices Use Few Patient-Centered Medical Home Processes.  Health Affairs.  June 28, 2011.

Kennedy, K.  Better-informed patients can help cut costs, study shows.  USA Today.  June 13, 2011.

Supporting Spread:  Lessons from the California Improvement Network.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation, June 2011.

Taylor, E., and others.  Coordinating Care in the Medical Neighborhood:  Critical Components and Available Mechnisms.  White Paper.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2011. Care in the Medical Neighborhood.pdf

Meyers, D., Quinn, M., anc Clancy, C.  Health Information Technology:  Turning the Patient-Centered Medical Home From Concept to Reality.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2011.

Wier, L., and others.  All-Cause Readmissions by Payer and Age, 2008.  Statistical Brief #115.  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, June 2011.

Rittenhouse, D., and others.  Small and medium-size physician practices use few patient-centered medical home processes.  Health Affairs.  30(6):1-11, June 2011.

Fields, R.  Johns Hopkins medicine, Walgreens partner to improve chronic disease care.  Becker's Hospital Review.  May 25, 2011.

Rodak, S.  Essentia program reduces readmission rates, costs for heart failure patients.  Becker's Hospital Review.  May 11, 2011.

Leaders respond to CMS’ proposed ACO.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 11, 2011.

Tocknell, M.  ACO options to be explored by two Texas health systems.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 5, 2011.

Dunn, L.  Methodist health system, Texas health resources partner on ACO.  Becker's Hospital Review.  May 5, 2011.

Tocknell, M.  Health plan, provider partnerships may trump ACOs.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 2, 2011.

Burton, R., Devers, K., and Berenson, R.  Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Tools: A Comparison of Ten Surveys' Content and Operational Details.  Washington:  Urban Institute, May 2011.  Patient-centered medical home recognition tools : a comparison of ten surveys' content and operational details

Ronstrom, S.  The challenge of non-profit status in an era of accountable care.  Becker's Hospital Review.  Apr. 26, 2011.  

Molpus, J.  The leap to accountable care organizations.  HealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 2011.

The bridge to accountable care organizations.  HealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 18, 2011.

Minich-Pourshadi, K.  Reducing readmissions.  HealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 16, 2011.

Betbeze, P.  The readmission risk score.  HealthLeaders Media.  Mar. 16, 2011.

Numerof, R., and Rothenberg, S.  The essence of accountable care.  H&HN.  Mar. 10, 2011.

Bisognano, M.  IHI CEO:  ACOs need to focus on clinical care, too.  H&HN.  Mar. 9, 2011.

Glaser, J.  ACOs 2.0:  Tips on sharing data.  H&HN.  Mar. 4, 2011.

Joynt, K.E.,  Orav, J., and  Jha, A.K.  Thirty-day readmission rates for medicare beneficiaries by race and site of care.  JAMA.  305(9):859-956, Mar. 2, 2011. 

Better to Best.  Washington:  Health2 Resources, Mar. 2011.

Buckley, P.  Health coaching plays role in the ACO.  HealthLeaders Media.  Feb. 24, 2011.

O’Reilly, K.B.  Reducing readmission: how 3 hospitals found success.  American Medical News,  Feb. 7, 2011.

Improving the Hospital Discharge Process.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Feb. 2011.

Singer, S., and others.  Defining and measuring integrated patient care: promoting the next frontier in health care delivery.  Sage Journals.  68 (1): pp.112-127, Feb 2011.

2010 National Healthcare Quality Report.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  Feb. 2011.

Carrier, E., Yee, T., and Holzwart, R.  Coordination between emergency and primary care physicians.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change.  Research Brief.  No. 3, Feb. 2011.

Philpott T. Military update: care, access seen rising under ‘medical home’ concept. Stars & Stripes, Jan. 27, 2011.

Gawande A. The hot spotters; can we lower medical costs by giving the neediest patients better care? New Yorker, pp 41-51, Jan. 24, 2011.

Clark, C.  Doctors communicate poorly among themselves, study finds.  HealthLeaders Media.  Jan. 12, 2011.

America’s Wire Releases New Article on Growing Trend of Hospital Closures in Minority Communities Across the Country.  Washington, DC:  PR Newswire.  Jan. 5, 2011.  Also CD

Morrison I. Chasing unicorns: the future of ACOs. H&HN Weekly, Jan. 3, 2011.

PRHI Readmission Reduction Guide: a Manual for Preventing Hospitalizations.  Pittsburgh, PA:  Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative.  Jan. 2011.

Garrett, B., and Buettgens, M.  Employer Sponsored Insurance under Health Reform: Reports of its Demise are Premature.  Princeton, NJ:  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  Jan. 2011.

Lake, T., Stewart, K., and Ginsburg, P.  Lessons from the Field:  Making Accountable Care Organizations Real.  Research Brief.  No. 2.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change, Jan. 2011.

The Patient Centered Medical Home - 2011 Status and Needs Study.  Englewood, CO:  Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), 2011.

Guide to Reducing Medicare Readmissions. Sea Girt, NJ:  Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2011.  (WX 158 G946 2011).

How-to-Guide:  Improving Transitions from the Hospital to Post-AcuteCare Settings to Reduce Avoidable Rehospitalizations.  Cambridge, MA:  Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2011.

Patient Centered Medical Home:  Taking a Model to Scale in New York State.  New York, NY:  United Hospital Fund.  2011.

Craig, C., Eby, D., and Whittington, J.  White Papers.  Care Coordination Model:  Better Care at Lower Cost for People with Multiple Health and Social Needs - Free.  Cambridge, MA:  Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2011.

Combining Value-Based Design with Outcomes Guidelines:  Chronic Care Management.  Washington:  Care Continuum Alliance, 2011.

Combining Value-Based Design with Outcomes Guidelines:  Care Delivery.  Washington:  Care Continuum Alliance, 2011.

Support for Accountable Care: Recommended Health IT Infrastructure.  Washington:  eHealth Initiative, 2011.

Combining Value-Based Design with Outcomes Guidelines:  Wellness & Prevention.  Washington:  Care Continuum Alliance, 2011.

Charet, G.P.  Provider collaborations are the new wave in treating chronic illness.  Hospital Health Networks Magazine.  Dec. 12, 2010.

Achieving Better Chronic Care at Lower Costs Across the Health Care Continuum for Older Americans.  Washington:  Brookings.  Dec. 9, 2010.

Conklin A and Nolte E. Disease management evaluation:a comprehensive review of current state of the art. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation for the European Commission, Dec. 2010.

Gilmer, T., and Hamblin, A.  Hospital Readmissions among Medicaid Beneficiaries with Disabilities:  Identifying Targets of Opportunity.  Hamilton, NJ:  Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc., Dec. 2010.

McDonald KM and others. Care Coordination Measures Atlas. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Dec. 2010.

Implementation Guide Continuous and Team-Based Healing Relationships.  Seattle, WA: Qualis Health, Dec. 2010.

Implementation Guide Enhanced Access Providing the Care Patients Need, When They Need It.  Seattle, WA:  Qualis Health, Dec. 2010.

Naylor, M., and Sochalski, J.  Scaling Up:  Bringing the Transitional Care Modelinto the Mainstream.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  Nov. 4, 2010.

Klug, M., Knudson, S., and Muus, K.  Geographic Differences in Potentially Preventable Readmission Rates in Rural and Urban Hospitals.  Minneapolis, MN:  Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center.  Nov. 2010.

Implementation Guide Strategies for Guiding PCMH Transformation from Within.  Seattle, WA:  Qualis Health,  Nov. 2010.

Healthcare Financial Management Association. HFMA compendium of ACO.  [accountable care organization] resources. Nov. 2010.

Steele, G.D., and others.  How Geisinger’s advanced medical home model argues the case for rapid-cycle innovation.  Health Affairs.  29(11):2047-2053, Nov. 2010.

Dinan, M.A., Simmons, L.A., and Snyderman, R.  Personalized health planning and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: an opportunity for academic medicine to lead health care.  Academic Medicine.  85(11):1665-1668, Nov. 2010.

Range J. Transitions of Care:A Review of Selected Models and Initiatives [Joint Commission]. Presentation, Care Continuum Alliance Forum 10 and Integrated Care Summit, Oct. 13, 2010. Track 5/Transitions of Care - A Review of Selected Models and Initiatives.pdf

Rosenthal S. Moving Toward an Accountable Care Organization - Lets Talk [Montefiore Medical Center]. Presentation, Care Continuum Alliance Forum 10 and Integrated Care Summit, Oct. 2010. Track 2/Moving Toward an Accountable Care Organization - Let's Talk.pdf

Meterko, M., and others.  Mortality among Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction: The Influences of Patient-Centered Care and Evidence-Based MedicineHealth Services Research.  45(5p1):1188-1204, Oct. 2010.

Preferred Practices and Performance Measures for Measuring and Reporting Care Coordination.  Washington:  National Quality Forum.  Oct. 2010.

Quality Connections: Care Coordination.  Washington:  National Quality Forum.  Oct. 2010.

Outcomes guidelines report, volume 5. Washington, DC: Care Continuum Alliance, Oct. 2010.

The Post-Hospital Follow-Up Visit:  A Physician Checklist to Reduce Readmissions.  Issue Brief.  Oakland, CA:  California Healthcare Foundation.  Oct. 2010. PostHospitalFollowUpVisit.pdf

Maher, K.  Care management solutions go mobile.  HealthLeaders Media.  Sept. 29, 2010.

Patient- Centered Medical Home Assessment(PCMH-A).  Seattle, WA : Qualis Health, Sept. 27, 2010.

Stone, J., and Hoffman, G.  Medicare Hospital Readmissions: Issues, Policy Options and PPACA.  Washington, DC:  Congressional Research Service.  Sept. 21, 2010.

Medicare Hospital Readmissions: Issues, Policy Options and PPACA Congressional Research Service, Sept. 21, 2010.

Connecting Those at Risk to Care.  Rockville, MD:  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Sept. 2010.

Patient-Centered Medical Home: AHA Research Synthesis Report.  Sept. 2010.

Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence. Care coordination, including case studies.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, accessed Aug. 31, 2010.

McKinney, M. Coaching with care. Patient advocates help guide post-hospital care in an effort to improve outcomes, reduce readmissions. Modern Healthcare.  40(33):30-32, Aug. 16, 2010.

Mohlenbrock, W., and Kish, T.  The role of physician-directed best practices in creating successful accountable care organizations.  Becker's Hospital Review.  Aug. 5, 2010.

Hoff, T.  The patient-centered medical home: what we need to know more about.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):383-392, Aug. 1, 2010.

Vest, j., and others.  Review: medical homes: "where you stand on definitions depends on where you sit".  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):393-411, Aug. 1, 2010.

Roby, D., and others.  Impact of patient-centered medical home assignment on emergency room visits among uninsured patients in a county health system.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):412-430, Aug. 1, 2010.

Goetz, D., and Mick. S.  Medical home infrastructure: effect of the environment and practice characteristics on adoption in Virginia.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):431-439, Aug. 1, 2010.

Diedhiou, A., and others.  Relationship between presence of a reported medical home and emergency department use among children with asthma.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):450-475, Aug. 1, 2010.

Rosenthal, M., and others.  Will the patient-centered medical home improve efficiency and reduce costs of care? A measurement and research agenda.   Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):476-484, Aug. 1,2010.

Sherman, B., and Webber, A., and McSwain, C.  Employer perspectives on the patient-centered medical home.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):485-491, Aug. 1, 2010.

Barr, M.  The Patient-Centered Medical Home: Aligning payment to accelerate construction.  Medical Care Research and Review.  67(4):492-499, Aug. 1, 2010.

Foster, D., and Harkness, G.  Healthcare Reform: Pending Changes to Reimbursement for 30-Day Readmissions.  New York:  Thomson Reuters, Aug. 2010.

Health Care Cost Drivers: Chronic Disease, Comorbidity, and Health Risk Factors in the U.S. and Michigan. Issue Brief.  Ann Arbor, MI:  Center for Healthcare Research and Transformation, Aug. 2010.

Accountable Care Organizations. Under the health reform law, Medicare will be able to contract with these to provide care to enrollees. What are they and how will they work? Health Policy Brief [Health Affairs], July 27, 2010.

Experts Believe Lack of Incentives and Financial Interests Are Barriers to Integrated and Accountable Care. Health Care Opinion Leaders Support Affordable Care Act Provisions, Including Special Payment Arrangements and Financial Incentives, to Move Health Care System Toward More Accountable Models, Survey Finds. Commonwealth Fund News release, July 26, 2010.

Physician Practice Connections® - Patient-Centered Medical HomeTM; Recognition Standards and Program Information. Washington, DC: National Committee for Quality Assurance, accessed July 23, 2010.

Brantes, F., Rastogi, A., and Painter, M.  Reducing Potentially Avoidable Complications in Patients with Chronic Diseases: The Prometheus Payment Approach.  Wiley Online Library.  July 20, 2010.

How hospitals can prepare for accountable care organizations: Q&A with Robert Baudino of Baudino Law Group.  Hospital Reveiw.  July 8, 2010.

Numerof, R., and Ott, B.  The case for bundled payments.  Health Hospital Networks Magazine.  July 7, 2010.

Silverstein, B., and Randall, M.  Ensuring Your Hospital Thrives as an Accountable Care Organization.  Hospitals & Health Network Magazine.  July 7, 2010.

Early Lessons from the Bundled Payment Acute Care Episode Demonstration Project. Chicago: Health Research and Education Trust, July 2010.

Abelson, R.  A Health Insurer Pays More to Save.  The New York Times.  June 21, 2010.

Silva, C.  Medicare to test more medical home models.  June 17, 2010.

Innovation Profile: Intensive, Nurse-Led Care Management During and After Hospitalization Reduces Readmissions and Costs for High-Risk Seniors. AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange, June 9, 2010.

Fleming C. An Accountable Care Organization Reading List. Health Affairs Blog, June 9, 2010.

Page, L. 11 Things to Know About Accountable Care Organizations. Becker’s Hospital Review, June 7, 2010.

Cleveland clinic's new health center will feature 'patient navigators' to coordinate care.  HealthLeaders Media, June 3, 2010.

Bueno, H., and others.  Trends in length of stay and short term outcomes among medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure, 1993-2006.  The Journal of the American Medical Association.  303 (21) June 2, 2010.

Winslow, Ron.  The revolving door at the hospital.  The Wall Street Journal.  June 2, 2010.

Cassil, A.  Innovations in Preventing and Managing Chronic Conditions: What's Working in the Real World?  Issue Brief No. 132.  Washington:  Center for Studying Health System Change.  June 2010.

Berenson, R., and Rich, E.  How to Buy a Medical Home? Policy Options and Practical Questions. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(6):619–24, June 2010. Commonwealth Fund synopsis.

Stange, K., and others.  Defining and Measuring the Patient-Centered Medical Home. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(6):601–12, June 2010. Commonwealth Fund synopsis.

Rittenhouse, D., Thom, D., and Schmittdiel, J.  Developing a Policy-Relevant Research Agenda for the Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Focus on Outcomes. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(6):593–600, June 2010. Commonwealth Fund synopsis.

Homer, C., and Baron, R. How to Scale Up Primary Care Transformation: What We Know and What We Need to Know? Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(6):625–29, June 2010. Commonwealth Fund synopsis.

Bitton, A., Martin, C., and Landon, B. A Nationwide Survey of Patient-Centered Medical Home Demonstration Projects. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 25(6):584–92, June 2010. Commonwealth Fund synopsis.

Accountable Care Organizations: AHA Research Synthesis Report.  Chicago: American Hospital Association, June 2010.

Clark, Cheryl.  Revolving door of readmissions and ed visits more extensive and expensive.  HealthLeaders Media.  May 27, 2010.

Wolfe, Patrice.  Better follow-up care.  Hospital & Health Network Magazine.  May 24, 2010.

Neurath, Peter.  Coming soon to a Washington state clinic near you : accountable care.  Puget Sound Business Journal.  May 21, 2010.

New Accountable Care Organization Collaboratives Will Focus on Creating Healthier Communities.  Washington:  Premier Inc., May 20, 2010.

Evans, M. Being held accountable: Medicare officials are ready to draft accountable care organization regulations, but legal, economic and organizational challenges remain. Modern Healthcare.  40(20): 6-7, 14, May 17, 2010.

Gutman, James.  Private public sector programs illustrate what to expect in rules for medicare’s pilot on accountable care organizations.   AIS’s Health Business Daily.  May 10, 2010.

Vest, Joshua., and others.  Medical homes : where you stand on definitions depends on where you sit”.  Sage Journals Online.  May 6, 2010.

Shortell, S., and Casalino, L.  Implementing qualifications criteria and technical assistance for accountable care organizations.  Journal of American Medical Association.  303(17):1747-1748, May 5, 2010.

Berstein, Jill., and others.  Disease management does it work?  Mathematica Policy Research Inc.  (4)  May 2010.

Steiner, Claudia., and others.  Hospital readmissions and multiple emergency department visits in selected states, 2006-2007.   Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.  (90)  May 2010.

Kilo, C., and Wasson, J.  Practice redesign and the patient-centered medical home: history, promises, and challenges.  Health Affairs.  29(5): 773-778, May 2010.    

Reid, R., and others.  The Group Health Medical Home At Year Two: Cost Savings, Higher Patient Satisfaction, And Less Burnout For Providers.  Health Affairs.  29(5): 835-843, May 2010.    

Meyer, M.  Group Health's Move To The Medical Home: For Doctors, It's Often A Hard Journey.  Health Affairs. 29(5): 844-851, May 2010.    

Merrell, K., and Berenson, R.  Structuring Payment For Medical Homes.  Health Affairs.  29(5): 852-858, May 2010.    

Holmboe, E., and others.  Current Yardsticks May Be Inadequate For Measuring Quality Improvements From The Medical Home.  Health Affairs.  29(5): 859-866, May 2010.    

Alakeson, A., Frank, R., and Katz, R.  Specialty Care Medical Homes For People With Severe, Persistent Mental Disorders.  Health Affairs.  29(5): 867-873, May 2010.    

Taylor M. The ABCs of ACOs: what are they and how does your hospital fit in?  Hospitals & Health Networks.  84(5):26, 28 37-38, May 2010.

Project BOOST: A Return On Investment Analysis. BOOSTing Care Transition. Philadelphia, PA: Society for Hospital Medicine, May 2010.

Committee on Research. Bundled Payment: AHA Research Synthesis Report.  Chicago: American Hospital Association, May 2010.

Fields, D., Leshen, E., and Patel, K.  Driving quality gains and cost savings through adoption of medical homes.  Health Affairs.  29(5):819-826, May 2010.

Landon, B.E., and others.  Prospects for rebuilding primary care using the patient-centered medical home.  Health Affairs.  29(5):827-834, May 2010.

Reid, R.J., and others.  The Group Health medical home at year two: cost savings, higher patient satisfaction, and less burnout for providers.  Health Affairs.  29(5):835-843, May 2010.

Meyer, H.  Group Health’s move to the medical home: for doctors, it’s often a hard journey.  Health Affairs.  29(5):844-851, May 2010.

Merrell, K., and Berenson, R.A.  Structuring payment for medical homes.  Health Affairs.  29(5):852-858, May 2010.

Holmboe, E.S., and others.  Current yardsticks may be inadequate for measuring quality improvements from the medical home.  Health Affairs.  29(5):859-866, May 2010.

Alakeson, V., Frank, R.G., and Katz, R.E.  Specialty care medical homes for people with severe, persistent mental disorders.  Health Affairs.  29(5):867-873, May 2010.

Nelson, K., and others.  Transforming the role of medical assistants in chronic disease management.  Health Affairs.  29(5):963-965, May 2010.

Pollack, C.E., Gidengil, C., and Mehrotra, A.  The growth of retail clinics and the medical home: two trends in concert or in conflict?  Health Affairs.  29(5):998-1003, May 2010.

Steiner, C., Barrett M., and Hunter, K. Hospital Readmissions and Multiple Emergency Department Visits, in Selected States, 2006-2007. HCUP Statistical Brief.  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, No. 90, May 2010.

Paths to improved patient care.  HealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 27, 2010.

Split decisions.  HealthLeaders Media.  Apr. 16, 2010.

Minott, J., and others.  The Group Employed Model as a Foundation for Health Care Delivery Reform.  New York:  The Commonwealth Fund.  Apr. 2010.

Shaping the Future for a Healthier America Clinical Integration.  Chicago, IL:  American Hospital Association.  Apr. 2010.

Implementation Guide Empanelment Establishing Patient Provider Relationships.  Seattle, WA:  Qualis Health, Mar. 2010.

Thrope, K., Ogden, L., and Galactionova, K.  Chronic conditions account for rise in Medicare spending from 1987 to 2006.  Health Affairs.  Feb. 18, 2010.

Frojo, R., editor. Walgreens' diabetes management program sparks interest of health plans.  AIS  Feb. 4, 2010.

Rittenhouse, D., and others.  Improving chronic illness care: findings from a national study of care management proceses in large physician practices.  Sage Journals online, Jan. 6, 2010.

Taylor, M.  Shutting the door on readmissions.  HH&N.  Jan. 1, 2010.

Health Care Leader Action Guide to Reduce Avoidable Readmissions.  New York:  Commonwealth Fund, Jan. 2010.

Benchmarks in Healthcare Case Management: Responsibilities, Results & ROI, 2010.  Sea Girt, NJ: Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2010.

Pollack, Craig., and others.  The growth of retail clinics and the medical home: two trends in concert or in conflict?  Health Affairs.  29 (5) 998-1003, 2010.

Schilling, Brian.  Can You Get Coordinated, Patient-Centered Care From a Team of Vendors?  The Commonwealth Fund.  2010.

Approaches to improving value – organization and structure of care. In: Institute of Medicine, Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine. Value in health care: accounting for cost, quality, safety, outcomes, and innovation. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, Pp. 173-199, 2010.

Shortell, S., Casalino, L., and Fisher, E.  How the center for Medicare and Medicaid innovation should test accountable care organizations.  Health Affairs.  29(7):1293-1298, 2010.

Justice, D.  Long Term Services and Supports and Chronic Care Coordination : Policy Advances Enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.  Portland,  ME:  National Academy for State Health Policy, 2010.

Baron, R., and others.  Principles of a Patient Centered Practice:  Medical Home Guidelines for Staffing, Recognition and Evidence-Based Care.  Sea Girt, NJ:  The Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2010.  (W 84.6 P957 2010).

Medical Home Improvement Guide, Volume III:  Even More FAQs on Patient Centered Care.  Sea Girt, NJ:  The Healthcare Intelligence Network, 2010. (W 84.6 M489 2010).

The Importance of Community Partnership.  Chicago:  American Hospital Association, 2010.


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