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The 2015 Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children newsletter is here!

Posted on: October 1, 2015

The Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children newsletter is here!  It was published October 1, 2015.  The newsletter is mailed to all ICAAP members.  It is also available as a pdf. ICAAP has been working on several medical home initiatives over the past three years.  A few have been completed and results are summarized in this seventh edition of the newsletter.  Many other activities continue to support pediatricians, providers, and patients and families around the state.  Sara Parvinian, MD, FAAP, ICAAP pediatrician leader, offers a thoughtful commentary on what “medical home”  implementation has meant to her as a community pediatrician in Gurnee, IL as well as what it has done for patients.

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Coordinating and Managing Care

Posted on: February 11, 2011

Illinois Medical Home Project

About Medical HomeFor ProvidersFor Youth & Families

A medical home is an approach to providing primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective.  In a medical home, the primary care team develops a trusting relationship with the family and works as a partner to assure that all of the child’s needs are met.

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Coordinated Care

Posted on: July 23, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

About Medical Home | For Providers | For Youth & Families

A medical home is an approach to providing primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective. In a medical home, the primary care team develops a trusting relationship with the family and works as a partner to assure that all of the child’s needs are met.

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Evidence for Medical Home

Posted on: July 23, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

About Medical Home | For Providers | For Youth & Families

A medical home is an approach to providing primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective.  In a medical home, the primary care team develops a trusting relationship with the family and works as a partner to assure that all of the child’s needs are met.

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What is the evidence to support Service Coordination?

Posted on: May 6, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

Medical home activities of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) are supported through grants from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Chicago Community Trust, and the Michael Reese Health Trust.  ICAAP is partnering with many state and national organizations to disseminate important and timely medical home information.  ICAAP also seeks to facilitate family-professional partnerships in primary care for Illinois children and families.  The links and resources included on our Website help to disseminate information and share experiences throughout the country.

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Benefits of Care Coordination for Children with Complex Disease: A Pilot Medical Home Project in a Resident Teaching Clinic

Posted on: May 6, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

Medical home activities of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) are supported through grants from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Chicago Community Trust, and the Michael Reese Health Trust.  ICAAP is partnering with many state and national organizations to disseminate important and timely medical home information.  ICAAP also seeks to facilitate family-professional partnerships in primary care for Illinois children and families.  The links and resources included on our Website help to disseminate information and share experiences throughout the country.

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Medical Home for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs – A Review of the Evidence

Posted on: May 6, 2010

Illinois Medical Home Project

Medical home activities of the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) are supported through grants from the federal Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Chicago Community Trust, and the Michael Reese Health Trust.  ICAAP is partnering with many state and national organizations to disseminate important and timely medical home information.  ICAAP also seeks to facilitate family-professional partnerships in primary care for Illinois children and families.  The links and resources included on our Website help to disseminate information and share experiences throughout the country.

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