AIR FORCE - AFI 44-171
PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME OPERATIONS
|Publication Date:||28 November 2014|
Purpose for Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Operations.
To deliver the highest quality, evidence-based, patient-centered care to enrolled patients through team-oriented processes, enhanced access, improved provider continuity, superior communications and coordinated prevention, education, and management of patients. This approach will provide operational health and readiness for all military members and promote optimal clinical currency for the members of the team.
To create an innovative, rewarding, and productive practice environment that attracts and retains highly qualified, top performing medical professionals.
To utilize to maximum effect the skills of all team members.
To emphasize continuous improvement of team workflow processes and patient flow. PCMH operations integrate technological tools to enhance communications with patients and provide agile tracking of health parameters for individual patients and across the population of patients.