California Medical Education Collaborative
A project to develop a framework for training pediatricians to deliver care to children with chronic illnesses in a medical home by redesigning pediatric training programs in California using a learning collaborative model.
July 2010 to April 2011
- Who: Dozens of healthcare experts across California.
- Funder: The project was funded by Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA and was in partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.
- Our Role: Served as lead consultant for creating an action plan for the design and implementation of the learning collaborative and led the writing of a report on the use of learning collaboratives in both residency education and the medical home.
NICHQ-NCQA Medical Home Transformation Crosswalk
NICHQ's Pediatric Medical Home Framework was developed through years of experience helping to transform pediatric practices into medical homes. The framework captures what NICHQ believes to be the best, evidence-based approaches to medical home practice transformation.
NICHQ's Care Team Role Builder
NICHQ’s Care Team Role Builder enables pediatric practices to match up their practice activities--such as those associated with registration, population management or care coordination--with the appropriate care team member.
NICHQ's Care Plan Template
Creating your practice’s care plan template should be an iterative process. The key is to get started and then keep adding elements to the care plan and assessing to make sure you balance the patient and practice’s needs. This resource lets pediatric practices pick and choose items to include in a care plan.
Powerful Partnerships: Working Together to Improve Care
This guide is intended to help both family members and healthcare professionals who are working together to improve care for children with special healthcare needs. It includes information and guidance on how to get the most out of this potentially powerful partnership.
Creating a Patient and Family Advisory Council: A Toolkit for Pediatric Practices
This toolkit is designed to help your pediatric practice build a system for listening to this feedback by creating their own Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC). The kit provides step-by-step guidance on how to effectively engage family perspectives in the design of services and to improve overall quality in the delivery of those services.
Family Engagement Guide for the Pediatric Medical Home
This guide will help pediatric practices determine if they are ready to work with families as improvement partners, how to recruit and work with family health partners and how to evaluate, sustain and improve the family health partners role and relationship.