A New Way of Treating Patients at “Home”

November 3, 2011

Category: Nursing News

Patient-centered medical homes team doctors and nurses to ensure patients get preventative care

One of the directives of President Obama’s healthcare reform is to find new ways to deliver medical services to Americans. A New Jersey pilot of a patient-centered medical home, or PCMH, is doing just that. A PCMH is a new approach to healthcare management, one in which doctors and nurses work together to make sure patients get preventive care in an effort to head off crises that lead to hospitalizations. Read More