PCMH

Welcome to your Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

At Long Valley Health Center, we focus on taking a patient-centered approach to health care. A medical home is a team approach to helping you understand and manage your health. Your medical home team includes your health care provider, others in your life who support you, and – most importantly – you.

Your medical home can:

  • Help you understand and manage your health care

  • Help answer all your health questions

  • Listen to your concerns

  • Work with other medical providers when necessary

  • Coordinate your care through additional services

  • Encourage you to take an active role in your own health care

  • Active involvement in your care

  • Providing feedback and talking openly with your team

  • Actively participating in goal-setting

  • Taking care of your health

Your commitment to your

health includes:

Your medical home can:

What can you expect?

In a medical home, you and your medical team will work together to set goals to improve your overall health. As a significant member of the team, you will be first in communicating the areas that are really important to you.

  • Your team will answer any questions you have and help you better understand your health care needs.

  • If you need to get help from doctors outside of Long Valley Health Center, your team can support you through any situation you encounter.

  • When you have concerns about your health, you and your medical team will discuss all of your options and develop a plan to address each concern.

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Your medical home caN:

  • Help you understand and manage your health care

  • Help answer all your health questions

  • Listen to your concerns

  • Work with other medical providers when necessary

  • Coordinate your care through additional services

  • Encourage you to take an active role in your own health care

What can you expect?

In a medical home, you and your medical team will work together to set goals to improve your overall health. As a significant member of the team, you will be first in communicating the areas that are really important to you.

  • Your team will answer any questions you have and help you better understand your health care needs.

  • If you need to get help from doctors outside of Long Valley Health Center, your team can support you through any situation you encounter.

  • When you have concerns about your health, you and your medical team will discuss all of your options and develop a plan to address each concern.

Your commitment to your

health includes:

  • Active involvement in your care

  • Providing feedback and talking openly with your team

  • Actively participating in goal-setting

  • Taking care of your health

Our commitment to your

health includes:

  • Improving accessibility and safety

  • Providing access to evidence-based care

  • Patient and family education

  • A process for goal setting and self-management support

  • Addressing behavioral health needs

Benefits to a Patient-Centered

Medical Home:

  • Better relationships with your doctors

  • Focus on prevention

  • More information about your health at your fingertips

  • A team approach – your care team will include a combination of doctors, nurses, care coordinators, in reach coordinators, referral coordinators, front desk staff and schedulers

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2020 Health Resources and Services Administration’s

Quality Improvement Awards

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