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From “Diversity Training” to Cultural Agility

Blog - December 11, 2014
Claire Tranchese, OPCA

On November 10, 2014, the practices in the Institute’s Patient-Centered Communication Learning Collaborative gathered together to learn about two critical aspects of the primary care home model – cultural agility and engaging patients as partners in both care and quality improvement.

How Asante Physician Partners is Transforming Primary Care

Blog - December 9, 2014
David Gilmore, Asante Physician Partners

For the past year, Asante Physician Partners in Grants Pass, OR has been working on primary care home transformation. David Gilmore, Senior Manager for Medical Home and Process Improvement, shares their experience.

What the PCPCH STAR Criteria Means to Me

Blog - November 13, 2014
E. Dawn Creach, MS, Children's Health Alliance

The PCPCH Program is developing a new designation, called Tier 3 STAR, to acknowledge practices that have truly transformed into robust primary care homes. What does a transformed primary care practice look like and how can we define it by a set of standards?

Supporting Quality Efforts with Maintenance of Certification

Blog - October 20, 2014
RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE, OPIP

OPIP is committed to working directly with practices in their quality improvement efforts through partnership with PCPCI and other projects. As a Portfolio Sponsor, OPIP has the ability to determine which of our projects qualify for MOC credit for participating pediatricians.