Success of the medical home model of care is reliant not just on the provider who is coordinating the care among its
patients, but also the communication between the coordinator and other physicians and hospitals who are working within that medical home.
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During Medical Home Collaborations: How Hospitals Are Benefiting from Partnerships in Patient-Centric Primary Care, a 45-minute
webinar on on CD-ROM, via On Demand Web access or as a recorded webinar on DVD, we learned how Palmetto Health, a three-hospital system in South Carolina, has implemented a successful
medical home model that ensures the goals of the medical home program are met, including reduced hospital admissions and improved quality of
care and outcomes for the patients.
We heard from Marcus Barnes, director, Richland Care Medical Home, Palmetto Health, on:
- Analyzing the effect of the medical home model on the hospital system;
- Engaging hospital and health system leaders in medical home development and implementation;
- Creating partnerships to ensure the success of the medical home model; and
- Developing a sustainable program.
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You can listen to this program right in your office and enjoy significant savings – no travel time or hassle; no hotel expenses. It’s so convenient! Invite your staff members to gather around a conference table to listen to the CD, DVD or the On Demand version.
WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS CONFERENCE?
CEOs, medical directors, disease management directors, managers and coordinators, health plan executives, hospital leadership, care
management nurses, business development and strategic planning directors and physician practice leaders.
ABOUT OUR PANELIST:
||Patient engagement in the Richland Care Medical Home often begins when a prospective client visits the emergency room.
Marcus Barnes is the director of Richland Care, Palmetto Health, a program designed to help the uninsured gain access to primary and specialty care. The Richland Care model has been called a medical home network and consists of the following services: primary care through a medical home, pharmaceuticals, specialty care, hospital care, mental health and substance abuse services, disease management, identification of utilizers and educational materials.
Prior to working for Palmetto Health, Barnes spent six years working with Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital as the outpatient coordinator where he gained experience in patient affairs, billing, medical records and case management.
Barnes received a Bachelor of Science in Management and Human Resources from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.