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The Medical Home Partnership

This pair of oversized brochures – one directed at physicians, the other at families – explains the Medical Home concept and provides practical information for making it work.

   

 

The Medical Home Partnership: Practical Tips for Physicians Caring for Children with Special Health Care Needs (2003) offers useful advice for transforming a medical practice into a Medical Home, along with sound reasons for doing so. Physicians are encouraged to involve everyone on staff to anticipate special needs, use the family as experts, help coordinate care, and work collaboratively with families.

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  The Medical Home Partnership: Building a Home Base for Your Child with Special Health Care Needs (2nd Edition, 2006) describes for families what a Medical Home is and what they can expect from this kind of partnership for their children with special health care needs. It offers a checklist that can be used when selecting a physician or asking about Medical Home services, and resources for finding a physician who "gets it."

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