A recognized leader in patient-centered medical home (PCMH) transformation, Qualis Health has developed proven approaches and tools to assist practices. Qualis Health has supported more than 1,000 practices across the country in redesigning their clinical and administrative processes to improve clinical quality, patient experience, provider and staff satisfaction and operational efficiency. We also help practices achieve NCQA PCMH™ Recognition. We lead multi-state demonstration projects, support regional collaboratives and provide customized practice-level assistance for local networks. We also support State Primary Care Associations that are helping community health centers in their regions become patient-centered medical homes. Learn more about our PCMH projects and outcomes.
In 2008, Qualis Health co-developed a PCMH transformation framework, The Change Concepts for Practice Transformation. This framework has been intensively tested in 65 practices and used by dozens of other practices and collaboratives nationwide. It is supported by a comprehensive library of training materials that provide detailed descriptions and real examples of transformation strategies. These resources are free and publicly available. Learn more about the Change Concepts for Practice Transformation.
Change concepts are general ideas used to stimulate specific, actionable steps that lead to improvement. Our medical home framework includes eight concepts:
We work collaboratively with our clients to assess their needs and develop a customized PCMH support package. Typical services include:
Qualis Health has extensive experience in providing transformation support for safety net practices: Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers (FQHCs), homeless health centers, migrant and seasonal farmworker health centers, free clinics, critical access hospitals, residency programs and private practices that serve the uninsured and Medicaid beneficiaries.
Through the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund and conducted in partnership with the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at the Group Health Research Institute, we developed a library of transformation resources for safety net practices.
Qualis Health provides PCMH consulting services to a variety of public and private-sector entities. Some representative clients include:
Qualis Health, a nonprofit organization founded in 1974, is one of the country's leading healthcare quality improvement consulting and care management organizations. We offer a wide range of healthcare management services to improve the quality of healthcare delivery and health outcomes.