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Medical Home

Improving Health Outcomes

In keeping with strategies outlined in health care reform initiatives, Methodist Health System has implemented the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model of care. PCMH is a team-based model, led by a personal physician, who oversees the care process to provide maximum health outcomes for patients.

Healthy outcomes for patients are achieved by implementing the following:

  • Preventive services
  • Treatment of acute and chronic illness
  • Communication
  • Care coordination and integration
  • Self-management support  (involving patients in their health care goals)

The core of the concept is a holistic approach to health care, actively involving patients and their families in the health care process.

Health Coaches Team with Patients and Physicians

A key component of the medical home program is a Health Coach, who works with the patient and physician to oversee a patient’s care and achieve healthy outcomes.

See our Methodist Physicians Clinic Family Medicine and Internal Medicine locations who are improving care with the medical home concept.