Health Care Homes


Fact sheets

Resource guide

A guide is designed to serve as a resource, not an endorsement of the materials listed.

  • Getting Started – General Resources
    Tool kits and other information for those who need an understanding of the basic concepts and rationale for the health care home (also called the medical home and patient-centered medical home). Also includes practical examples of building and implementing the medical home components in a medical practice.

  • Patient- and Family-Centered Care
    Partnering with patients and families is the core of the all health care home concepts and a key component in quality improvement programs. These resources offer tips on incorporating the partnership into clinic governance and culture and the use of checklists and assessment tools to direct implementation.

  • Health Care Home Background Information from the State of Minnesota
    Minnesota statutes, draft rules and reports related to health care homes. Reports discuss outcomes measurement and capacity assessment.

  • Tools and tips for success with each of the five health care home standards
    Resources specifically focused on the main standards required for certification as a health care home.

National Center for Medical Home Implementation

Safety Net Medical Home Initiative

The Safety Net Medical Home Initiative ( website provides access to implementation guides, assessment tools, presentations and other materials on the Change Concepts, as well as on PCMH payment policy topics.

Resources on Health Care homes for employers


Updated Friday, December 18, 2015 at 09:44AM