A new policy brief is available from the RUPRI Center: Use of Health Information Technology in Support of Patient-Centered Medical Homes Is Low among Non-metropolitan Family Medicine Practices.
By creating a medical home program within Medicare, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 gave momentum to growing interest in the concept of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH). Are physician practices, especially non-metropolitan primary care practices, ready to become PCMHs? We use a nationwide survey of physician practices to partially answer this question, focusing on the use of health information technology.
Please click here to download a copy of this brief.