... to the forward-thinking funders of the Kansas PCMH Initiative: Kansas Health Foundation, United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, and Sunflower Foundation.
While the initial funding period is over, plans are afoot to provide opportunities using some of the funds that are left from the initial grants. Stay tuned for more information!
The Kansas Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative (PCMH) Initiative is a project intended to improve health care in Kansas through advancing the PCMH health care model. The initiative is an effort of the Kansas Academy of Family Physicians in conjunction with the Kansas Association of Osteopathic Medicine, the Kansas Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics, the Kansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, and the Kansas Medical Society.
The initiative provides education and information regarding the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and encourages practices to move to the PCMH model thereby improving population health and clinical outcomes. Additionally the purpose of the initiative is to:
The eight practices participating in the Kansas PCMH Initiative pilot are: (click map to enlarge)
Funding for this project was provided in part by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund, a philanthropy based in Hutchinson, Kansas; Sunflower Foundation: Health Care for Kansans, a Topeka-based philanthropic organization with the mission to serve as a catalyst for improving the health of Kansans; and the Kansas Health Foundation, a private philanthropy dedicated to improving the health of all Kansans. Additional support provided by BCBS of Kansas.
For more information about these organizations, visit: http://www.healthfund.org; www.sunflowerfoundation.org; and www.kansashealth.org.