Colorado’s Medical Home Initiative

 

Family-Centered Care Self-Assessment Tool (for Providers)
Use this tool, provided by Family Voices, to see if your practice is family-centered.

Principles for Patient- and Family-Centered Care: The Medical Home from the Consumer Prospective
Principles from the National Partnership for Women and Families that state what care teams can do to guide the development and implementation of medical homes.

Fast Facts about the Colorado Medical Home Initiative
This document briefly explains the concept of Medical Home, Colorado’s Medical Home Initiative, and Senate Bill-130.

Colorado Medical Home Initiative
This document explains what Colorado is doing to ensure a Medical Home for all children, as well as describes different task forces within the Initiative.

Colorado Medical Home Standards
This document lists the guiding principles, assurances, and standards of a Colorado Medical Home.

Colorado Medical Home Initiative – Health Care Program for Children with Special Needs
This website from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment shows what Colorado is doing to ensure medical home, care coordination and best practices for children with special health care needs. Information on Advisory Board meetings is also found here.

The National Center of Medical Home Initiatives for Children with Special Needs
This website from the American Academy of Pediatrics contains information on Medical Home nationally and what each state is doing, training programs and materials, screening initiatives, funding opportunities, and more.
This monthly newsletter is for health care professionals interested in patient centered medical homes