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Patient-centered Medical Home Research Conference II 

2013 Summary Report

This invitational conference served as a mechanism to review the evolution of the PCMH as a tool to improve quality and efficacy of the primary care system, and to develop policy recommendations to support it.

 Broader adoption of patient-centered medical homes at this time raises a number of new questions and issues regarding the dissemination, implementation, and sustainability of the PCMH model. The overarching goal of the conference was to develop an agenda for future research on the implementation and impact of the PCMH. The meeting reviewed emerging evidence about the impact of the PCMH model on quality, access, and costs of care, and prioritized key unanswered research questions surrounding the PCMH with respect to:

Plenary speakers

Lisa Simpson, MB, BCh, MPH, President andCEO, AcademyHealth


JudyAnn Bigby, MD, former Commissioner of Health in Massachusetts


"Practices need engaged leadership on both the executive and practice levels to influence transformation process innovation and to facilitate implementation and improving clinical performance. This requires training and skill building."

-JudyAnn Bigby


Hosted by:

  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine 
  • Academic Pediatric Association




        Leadership in education,research, patient care, and advocacy


In partnership with: 

  • Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality
  • Veterans Health Administration, US Department of Veterans Affairs