AAP National Center for Medical Home Implementation
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) developed the medical home model for delivering primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective to all children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs.
American Academy of Home Care Physicians
The mission of AAHCP is to promote the art, science and practice of medicine in the home, by serving the needs of thousands of physicians and related professionals and agencies interested in improving care of patients in the home.
CMHI Medical Home Index
The Center for Medical Home Improvement (CMHI) Medical Home Index (MHI) self-assessment and classification resource is designed to translate medical home indicators, including accessibility, family-centered, comprehensiveness and coordination, into observable processes of care within any office setting. This tool helps provides a means in which to measure and quantify the degree of "medical homeness" of a primary care practice.
Healthy Families American Home Visiting for Child Well-Being
Healthy Families America is a home visiting program model designed to work with overburdened families at-risk for child abuse, neglect and other adverse childhood experiences. The program offers voluntary services for three to five years after the birth of the baby to families with histories of trauma, partner violence, mental health issues and substance abuse issues.
Home Visiting and the Family‐Centered Medical Home: Synergistic Services to Promote Child Health
This brief by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Academic Pediatric Association workgroup on the family centered medical home (FCMH) reviews the synergistic contributions of home visiting programs and the FCMH, and discusses how to evaluate their coordination.
Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative
The Home Visiting Applied Research Collaborative (HARC) is an exciting, new practice-based research network devoted to conducting collaborative studies with home visiting programs. It is part of the Home Visiting Research Network, which is funded by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
HRSA Family Family/Patient Medical Home Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Family/Patient Centered Medical Home Program assists in the implementation of family/patient centered medical home models at the practice and system levels to guarantee that all children, particularly those with special health care needs, have access to comprehensive health care that is family-centered, coordinated and compassionate.
HRSA Health IT for Children Toolkit
This resource is a compilation of health IT information targeted at the health care needs of children, ranging from pediatric electronic medical records to children's health insurance coverage. It also discusses opportunities to link other systems that serve children, including Head Start, schools and foster care.
Jefferson Medical College Department of Family & Community Medicine
The department’s Home Visit Program, established in 1981, is an urban, physician-based, home visit program that delivers care to homebound patients. The program also offers its students an educational opportunity to visit and provide medical care to patients in their home environment.
Johns Hopkins Home Visiting Research Network
The Home Visiting Research Network at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center works to improve the lives of mothers, infants and children by strengthening home visiting service models, innovative research methods, translating research into policy and practice and supporting the professional development of the next generation of home visiting researchers.
Knox County Health Department
The mission of the Home Visiting Department of the Knox County Health Department is to ensure every child a healthy, nurtured, safe and successful beginning. The department promotes child health, safety and development through a wide range of home visiting programs, which have shown to improve positive parenting and children’s health, reduce maltreatment, connect the community to resources, and achieve child development goals.
MCH Library at Georgetown University Home Visiting Resource Brief
This resource brief offers high quality resources and reports on data, toolkits, policy and research aimed at comprehensive and high quality home visiting/medical home programs.
MCH Navigator – a learning portal for maternal and child health professionals, students, and others working to improve the health and well-being of women, children, and families.
- Every Child Deserves a Medical Home – The AAP Medical Home channel houses a compilation of videos developed by the National Center for Medical Home Implementation. A five-minute introductory video provides an overview of “Every Child Deserves a Medical Home” and is followed by several short feature narratives presented by pediatricians, other healthcare providers, and families who – in their own words – describe what “medical home” means to them. These videos discuss the key constructs in evaluating a medical home, including team-based care, coordination, and quality improvement.
- Medical Home – “Medical Home” was initially presented as a session at the 2013 AMCHP Annual Conference. Included are two presentations of about 41 minutes in length each. The session introduction provides a thoughtful presentation from the perspective of a state CYSHCN director about how the concepts of “medical home” provide the backdrop for a major paradigm shift in orientation of Title V CYSHCN programming. The video is close captioned and slides are posted for downloading. (Part 1: Parent Professional Partnerships in Medical Homes and Health Reform; Part 2: Transition, Families and Youth-Essential in the Medical Home)
The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program facilitates collaboration and partnership at the federal, state and community levels to improve health and development outcomes for at-risk children through evidence-based home visiting programs.
National Center on Medical Home Implementation – Works to ensure that all children, including children with special needs, have access to a medical home by enhancing by providing resources, tools, technical assistance and support.
National Coordinating Center for the Genetic Service Collaboratives
The National Coordinating Center brings quality genetic and newborn screening services to local communities and connects public health, primary care, Medical Home, specialists and consumers.
New Hampshire Children's Trust Home Visiting
The home visiting program of New Hampshire Children’s Trust supports parents and caregivers and connects families with home visiting resources in order to help them grow happy, healthy children.
The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) is an evidence-based, community health home visiting program for first-time, low-income mothers and babies. With over 30 years of randomized controlled-trial research, NFP provides clients with the care and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy, provide responsible and competent care for their children and become more economically self-sufficient, through ongoing home visits from registered nurses.
Ohio Department of Health Home Visiting Program
The Home Visiting program of the Ohio Department of Health provides new and expectant parents with information, support and resources needed to ensure a strong foundation for future achievement and the educational and economic success of Ohio’s children and families.
Ounce of Prevention Fund
The Ounce of Prevention Fund advocates for home visiting as a means to prepare young, inexperienced parents to excel as their baby's first teacher, as research has shown that such programs increase children's literacy and high school graduation rates. Home visiting programs also have shown to increase positive birth outcomes for children and decrease rates of child abuse and neglect.
Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative
PCPCC is dedicated to advancing an effective and efficient health system built on a strong foundation of primary care and the patient-centered medical home. The collaborative achieves its mission through the work of five stakeholder centers, led by experts and thought leaders dedicated to transforming the U.S. health care system through delivery reform, payment reform, patient engagement and employee benefit redesign.
Safety Net Medical Home
The Safety Net Medical home aims to make the primary care practice the hub of all relevant activity and improve quality the care coordination of communities, labs, specialists and hospitals. Priorities of the initiative include linking patients with community resources to facilitate referrals and respond to social service needs, integration of behavioral health and specialty care into care delivery through co-location or referral agreements, tracking and support of patients when they obtain services outside a practice, follow-up with patients within a few days of an emergency room visit or hospital discharge, and communication of test results and care plans to patients/families.
Zero to Three Home Visiting Community Planning Tool
This resources provides guidance and tools to help ensure the successful implementation of quality home visiting programs in communities. The comprehensive list of resources covers public engagement, how to best match the needs of a community, family recruitment and engagement, professional development, collaboration, evaluation, and more.