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Residency Program & Community Health Center Collaboratives
Teaching systems change in safety net practices and teaching health centers
WHAT DO THE COLLABORATIVES DO?

Benefits:

  • Improve care at residency program practices and community health centers. 
  • Enhance coordination and patient-centered care.
  • Prepare the residents to work in or with Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
Why these practices?

It makes sense to focus on safety net providers

  • Medicare and Medicaid were the primary payers for 71.4 % of diabetes hospitalizations for Pennsylvanians in 2009.
    Diabetes Hospitalization Report, 2009 Data. Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. November 2011

It makes sense too to work with teaching health centers

  • Pennsylvania’s 29 family medicine residency programs produce a lot of physicians!
  • A lot of residents and medical students rotate through Community Health Centers.
  • Let’s elevate the status of community practice.
Our Teams
The Residency Program Collaborative began in June 2010 and includes 24 teams from family medicine residency programs. The Community Health Center Collaborative began in June 2011 and includes 20 teams from community health centers. Teams include physicians, residents and other team members, such as RNs and office managers.

The Residency Program Collaborative is the largest single state residency program collaborative in the United States.

Quality Measures
Participating practices agree to report quality measures, all of which are national consensus measures with specifications for numerators and denominators.

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