Patient-centered specialty home to-do list
Define care-team roles, standardize evidence-based practices and free doctors from clinically non-essential tasks.
Use clinical registries and certified electronic health records.
Establish processes to track and coordinate referrals.
Enhance patient access and communication with evening/weekend hours and secure electronic messaging.
Create care plans and support self-care.
Document care goals developed though shared decisionmaking.
Measure and improve performance.
Dr. John Sprandio’s practice became the first non-primary-care practice recognized as a patientcentered medical home. He developed this list.