Yogman Pediatric Associates is a small pediatric practice that has leveraged existing technology, resources, and partnerships to implement behavioral health care coordination as a means to enhance the care provided to patients/families in their practice based on the tenets of the medical home model. By utilizing grant funding, Yogman Pediatric Associates hired a licensed independent clinical social worker and parent partner to support care coordination activities and measured same by modifying and utilizing the Care Coordination Measurement Tool for children with behavioral health needs.
- Designate and integrate care coordination duties to team members and into practice culture.
- Leverage existing technology and resources to track and enhance implementation of care coordination activities.
- Utilize daily formal and informal team huddles to enhance team-based and culturally competent care.
American Academy of Pediatrics