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Joint Commission seeks input on medical-home program
Modern Healthcare

As it gears up to expand its optional medical-home certification to include hospitals, the Joint Commission is asking for input from the field on how best to tailor the program. First launched in 2011, the Joint Commission’s Primary Care Medical Home Program is an ambulatory-care certification that assesses care coordination, patient self-management, the provision of patient-centered care and the use of health information technology systems, such as electronic prescribing.