As this extensive, three-year study in Pennsylvania demonstrates,

“During a 3-year period, this medical home intervention, which included shared savings for participating practices, was associated with relative improvements in quality, increased primary care utilization, and lower use of emergency department, hospital, and specialty care.”

In particular, a practice recognized as a¬†Patient Centered Medical Home model¬†from the National Committee for Quality Assurance can realize these tremendous benefits in quality and cost savings. Care 24/7’s PCMH consultants have assisted dozens of practices nationwide to achieve this recognition.