Contract No. 290-2010-00004-I, Task Order No. 10
Prepared by: Jessie Gerteis, MPH, Abt Associates, Inc.; Beth Kantz, RN, MS, Corrigan/Kantz Consulting
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Overview of the 14 Transforming Primary Care Grants
Approaches to Transformation
Methods Used to Study Transformation
Key Themes Across Grants
Transformation is an Ongoing Process, and Does Not End With PCMH Recognition
Motivation and Readiness to Transform Vary Across Practices
Changes in Practice Culture and Mental Models Are Often Required
Contextual Factors Play an Important Role in the Success of Transformation Efforts
Care Coordination and Team-Based Care Are Key Elements of Transformation
Practice Transformation Involves Inherent Tradeoffs
Transformation Requires Supplemental Funding, and Sustainability Will Require Payment Reform
Key Study Outcomes Across Grants
Health Care Costs
Provider and Patient Satisfaction
Conclusions and Implications
Appendix A. Key Characteristics of Transforming Primary Care Grants
Appendix B. Health Outcomes Reported in Transforming Primary Care Studies
The authors thank the investigators from the Transforming Primary Care Practice grants for their contributions to this field of research.
Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. www.ahrq.gov
Source: This report was prepared by Abt Associates and Corrigan/Kantz Consulting under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Contract No. HHSA-290-2010-00004-I, Task Order No. 10).
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