•  Resource Types

  • Medical Home: Care Planning Resources

    Medical Home: Care Planning Resources

    This group of resources assists with care planning for pediatric patients being seen in a medical home.

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  • Medical Home: Care Transition Resources

    Medical Home: Transitions to Adult Care Resources

    This group of resources assists with care transitioning for young adults making the transition out of a pediatric medical home to adult care.

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  • Medical Home: Patient and Family Communication Resources

    Medical Home: Patient and Family Communication Resources

    This group of resources provides examples of patient and family communications on a variety of topics.

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  • Medical Home: Office Operations Resources

    Medical Home: Office Operations Resources

    This group of resources assists with organizing your office operations to support a medical home model.

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  • Medical Home: Well Visit Resources

    Medical Home: Well Visit Resources

    This group of resources provides examples of well-visit questionnaires and patient health history forms.

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  • MA CHIRPA Medical Home Learning Collaborative Measurement Strategy

    MA CHIRPA Medical Home Learning Collaborative Measurement Strategy

    View the measurement strategy used to track progress in NICHQ’s Massachusetts CHIPRA Medical Home project.

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  • Medical Home: Recommended Readings

    Medical Home: Recommended Readings

    This hand-selected group of articles and commentaries are NICHQ’s recommended readings for those interested in the medical home model of care.

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  • PFAC Toolkit for Pediatric Practices

    Creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council: A Toolkit for Pediatric Practices

    This toolkit is designed to help your pediatric practice build a system for listening to family perspectives and feedback – by creating your own Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The kit provides step-by-step guidance on how to effectively engage family perspectives in the design of services and to improve overall quality in the delivery of those services.

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  • Medical Home: California Medical Education Collaborative Report

    California Medical Education Collaborative Report

    A report that details a framework for redesigning pediatric residency training programs to improve quality of care for children and youth with special healthcare needs.

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  • Communication Matters

    Communication Matters: A guide for sharing information about a child’s care

    "Communication Matters: A guide for sharing information about a child’s care” offers tips, tools, forms and resources for communication among families and youth, primary care providers, behavioral health providers and schools.

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  • MA CHIRPA Medical Home Learning Collaborative Measurement Strategy

    Medical Home Change Package

    NICHQ’s Medical Home Change Package provides change ideas for improving family, youth and child patient experience with primary care. These changes were tested with a diverse group of pediatric practices ranging in type from single site, single specialty practices to community health centers to academic practices.

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  • Spread of Medical Home Project Report

    Spread of the Medical Home Concept Report

    A report that details a framework for improving the quality of health services received by children and youth with special healthcare needs through the medical home concept.

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  • Creating a Patient Guide for a Medical Home Physician Practice

    In this three-in-one resource, learn the elements that constitute a patient guide, view a sample guide and access a template to create your own.

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  • Fostering Engagement in Practice Transformation

    Fostering Consumer Engagement in Practice Transformation: A Toolkit for Practices on the Journey to Patient-Centered Medical Homes

    This toolkit is a source of information and guidance for practices seeking to engage consumers in the quality improvement process of transforming their medical practice into a patient-centered medical home.

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  • Family Engagement Guide

    Family Engagement Guide: The Role of Family Health Partners in Quality Improvement Within a Pediatric Medical Home

    Family Health Partners can play an integral role in a practice's transformation into a medical home and in its continuous quality improvement. This guide will help practices determine if they are ready to work with families as improvement partners, how to recruit and work with Family Health Partners and how to evaluate, sustain and improve the Family Health Partners role and relationship.

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