The Role of Enabling Services in Patient-Centered Medical Homes
Resource Topic: Social Determinants of Health (SDOH), Special and Vulnerable Populations
Resource Subtopic: Enabling Services (ES), Population Health, Policy and Advocacy.
Keywords: Medical Home, Safety Net Providers.
Year Developed: 2010
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations
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Resource Summary: This fact sheet highlights enabling services (ES) as a critical factor that should be included in the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model. It describes the important role health centers play in the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI) community and the challenges they face in providing care for populations with many nationalities and languages. It also includes recommendation for how health centers serving the PCMH model can incorporate these services and improve care.
Resource Details: This fact sheet describes how enabling services (ES) are a critical component in the delivery of quality care and should be included in the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model. This is important in helping connect health centers implementing the PCMH model to better serve Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islander (AA&NHPI) communities.