Alliance has been selected as one of two clinics in North Carolina to pilot a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Transformation Initiative administered by the North Carolina Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NCAFCC).
NCAFCC has partnered with the Community Care of North Carolina network to assist with and The Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation to fund the initiative, which provides technical support and a two-year grant of up to $50,000 per year!
NCAFCC evaluated 34 eligible member clinics for capability and interest in adopting PCMH transformation. After on-site visits and interviews with four of those clinics, only two were selected to move forward -- Alliance and Cape Fear Clinic in Wilmington.
The initiative provides technical support and a two-year grant of up to $50,000 year. As a pilot clinic, Alliance is committed to PCMH transformation and in obtaining PCMH Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).
What does it mean to be a Patient-Centered Medical Home?
Orientation & education of patient/family
Patient access to practice
Knowing & Managing your Patients
Evidence-based clinical decision support
Tracking, managing pt. referrals
Care Management & Support
Identifying pts. for care management
Person- centered care plan built
QI & Performance Measures
Collecting & analyzing data
Improving practice performance