Journal of Primary Health Care Journal of Primary Health Care Society
Journal of The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners
RESEARCH ARTICLE (Open Access)

From good to great: the potential for the Health Care Home model to improve primary health care quality in New Zealand

Martin Hefford
+ Author Affiliations
- Author Affiliations

1 Compass Health, Wellington, New Zealand

Correspondence to: Martin Hefford, Compass Health, Wellington, PO Box 27380, New Zealand. Email: martin.hefford@compasshealth.org.nz

Journal of Primary Health Care 9(3) 230-233 https://doi.org/10.1071/HC17045
Published: 22 August 2017

Journal Compilation © Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners 2017.
This is an open access article licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.


References

[1]  Mays N, Blick G. How can primary health care contribute better to health system sustainability? A Treasury perspective 2008. [cited 2017 April 16]. Available from: https://www.nzdoctor.co.nz/media/6373/ddd-primhealthcare-may08.pdf

[2]  McCarthy D, Mueller K, Tillmann I. Group Health Cooperative: reinventing primary care by connecting patients with a medical home. Commonwealth Fund, Vol. 18, 2009. [cited 2017 April 23]. Available from: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/~/media/files/publications/case-study/2009/jul/1283_mccarthy_group-health_case_study_72_rev.pdf

[3]  Reid  RJColeman  KJohnson  EAet al.2010 The group health medical home at year two: cost savings, higher patient satisfaction, and less burnout for providers.Health Aff29 5 835843

[4]  Ernst & Young. Evaluation of the New Zealand Health Care Home, 2010–2016. 2017. [cited 2017 May 8]. Available from: http://www.healthcarehome.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/EY-Health-Care-Home-Evaluation-2017.pdf

[5]  Nielsen M, Buelt L, Patel K, Nichols, L. The Patient Centred Medical Home’s Impact on cost and Quality 2016. [cited 2017 May 29]. Available from: https://www.pcpcc.org/sites/default/files/resources/Executive%20Summary.pdf


Full Text PDF (465 KB) Export Citation

View Altmetrics