Where Health Care is Headed:
Patient-Centered Medical Homes and Integrated Healthcare
June 8th, 2012, panelists presented on the following topics:
- Introductions to integrated (integrative) healthcare and the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model in the Affordable Care Act
- The Vermont experience with PCMH’s – cost, logistics, etc.
- The experience of HealthPoint, Seattle’s 13-center Federally Qualified Healthcare Center, in the integration of conventional, complementary and alternative health care in a PCMH
- An acupuncturist researcher’s perspective on integrated community health teams supporting PCMH’s
Janet Kahn PhD, LMT – Senior Advisor to the Integrated Healthcare Policy Consortium (IHPC); Presidential appointee to the Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion and Integrative and Public Health; Res. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Vermont.
Craig Jones, MD – Director of the Vermont Blueprint for Health, a program guiding transformation of the way healthcare and health services are delivered in Vermont. Dr. Jones also serves on the Institute of Medicine’s Consensus Committee on the Learning Healthcare System in America.
Thomas Trompeter, MPA – CEO of HealthPoint, a Community Health Center with seven medical clinics, four dental clinics and one school based clinic located throughout suburban King County and providing services to over 50,000 people each year.
Elizabeth Sommers, LAc, MPH, PhD – Director of Research at Pathways to Wellness, serving patients with HIV/AIDS as well as providing community-based acupuncture care since 1989; and Assistant Professor at Boston University School of Public Health.