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Medical Home Data in Action!


Once you know more about how the experiences of children and families regarding medical home, what can be done with that data? This page contains data in action examples of how medical home data can be used to improve systems of care for children and their families.

  • Pediatric Medical Homes: Laying the Foundation of a Promising Model of Care: This report by the National Center for Children in Poverty describes the medical home concept and explains how it has been defined, applied to children, and measured. It uses data from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health to report on the number and characteristics of American children served by medical homes. It also discusses opportunities to leverage medical homes to improve medical care and achieve better health outcomes for young children, with a particular focus on the coordination of care for vulnerable children. PDF: 612 KB
  • Implementing the Medical Home Model in Minnesota: A Case Study: Implementing the Medical Home Model in Minnesota is the first in a series of maternal and child health (MCH) case studies designed for classroom use by teachers of public health, MCH, health policy, evaluation, and health education in preparing students to serve as effective change agents working within the framework of Title V at national, state, and community levels. PDF: 59.6 KB
  • Medical Home for CSHCN in Washington: This Health of Washington State report analyzes medical home in Washington for their chapter on children with special health care needs. PDF: 251 KB
  • Medical Home for CSHCN in Pennsylvania: Download this packet outlining the structure and progress of the Pennsylvania Medical Home Initiative by Educating Practices in Community Integrated Care.