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UCLA MEDICAL HOME PROGRAM FOR KIDS IN THE NEWS: Dr Klitzner Director UCLA Medical Home

New UCLA Medical Home Study aiming to understand and prevent hospitalizations!

Medical Home Program Featured in the New York Times

New Report Highlights Medical School and Teaching Hospital Innovations In Primary Care Training

Novel 'medical home' program for pediatric patients, families cuts ER visits in half

Innovative Program Gives Medical Students Head Start in Understanding Patients

Teaching Clinic Offers Medical Home for Children with Complex Conditions, Leading to Fewer Emergency Department Visits and Highly Satisfied Families

RECENT PROGRAM PUBLICATIONS:

Improving year-end transfers of care in academic ambulatory clinics: a survey or pediatric resident physician perceptions.

Effects of a Medical Home Program for Children with Special Health Care Needs on Parental Perceptions of Care in an Ethnically Diverse Patient Population.

Medical transport of children with complex chronic conditions.

Benefits of care coordination for children with complex disease: a pilot medical home project in a resident teaching clinic.

Ongoing Studies:

1. Understanding and reducing preventable hospitalizations among children with medical complexity (PI: Klitzner and Coller. Funding: HRSA, Maternal Children Health Bureau)

2. Understanding the relationship between the medical home and early readmissions or ED use (PI: Coller, Funding: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health)

 

GENERAL MEDICAL HOME RESOURCES:

Medical Home website of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 
 
Center for Medical Home Improvement website

Change is in the Air article-2008

Do You Have a Medical Home article-2006

Resources for Parents of Children with Special Health Care Needs:

Please visit http://www.familyvoices.org a resource website for families with children with special health care needs

AAP Council on Children with Disabilities

HealthyChildren.org

Contact Us

For general questions, please contact the Medical Home office:

Pediatric Medical Home Program at UCLA
200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste 265
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Phone: 310-206-0514

Email: pedsmedicalhome@mednet.ucla.edu