Patient Centered Medical Home

What Is a Patient Centered Medical Home?

Patient Centered Medical Home is a team based approach to providing comprehensive primary care that facilitates partnership between individual patients and their personal providers. At Community Health Center of Clatskanie your PCMH team consists of a physician or nurse practitioner, medical assistant, referral coordinator, team aid and other support staff.

A Medical Home describes health care that is:

  • Accessible
  • Family-Centered
  • Continuous
  • Comprehensive
  • Coordinated
  • Compassionate
  • Culturally Effective

This is a standard of care that physicians should provide and parents should expect.

What Are the Benefits of a Medical Home?

  • Increased patient and family satisfaction
  • Improved coordination of care
  • Enhanced efficiency
  • Increased wellness due to comprehensive care
  • Honest and respectful information exchange
  • Support in finding resources
  • Connection to family support organization
  • Partnership promotes health and quality of life
  • Decreased use of emergency room services

How do you begin?

If you or a family member is interested in participating in medical home, talk about it with your physician at your next office visit.

Community Health Center of Clatskanie 401 SW Bel Air Dr. Clatskanie, Oregon 97016 View Directions
(503) 728-5088