This group pediatric practice successfully implemented the medical home model of care by leveraging existing initiatives within the state of Arkansas and proactively seeking feedback from patients and families to facilitate improvements in care.

Implementation Insights:

  • Leverage state and local initiatives to support pediatric medical home implementation.
  • Identify high priority and/or high risk patients that require enhanced care coordination services.
  • Delegate responsibilities to multidisciplinary staff members to reduce physician burnout.
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American Academy of Pediatrics