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How to Make a Medical Home Deliver
Health Leaders Media

Patients would like to think that their providers won’t hurt them, that providers are coordinating their care, and, in an environment where patients are paying more out of their own pocket, that providers aren’t wasting their money. Those are several factors that are supposed to improve under the medical home philosophy, but there are others that patients care more about—notably, their satisfaction. Economics is one reason hospitals and physician practices often evaluate the medical home somewhat differently.