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(CHI) Community Health Institute and Expo

CMK2 - Patient-Centered Medical Home: Insights and Updates From Three National Accreditation/Recognition Organizations

Aug 28, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Aug 28, 2017 3:00pm


This session will provide the latest updates from the three national patient-centered medical home (PCMH) organizations recognized by HRSA through its Accreditation and Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Initiative, which has as its priority to support health centers to achieve national quality standards and ongoing quality improvement. Speakers from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), The Joint Commission (TJC), and the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC) will discuss their PCMH recognition/accreditation programs: new and existing programs, benefits and challenges, start-up and maintenance, and guidance around top risks and stumbling blocks.

  • - Differentiate between the PCMH recognition/accreditation programs of the three HRSA recognized organizations.
  • - Identify unique features of each model, instructions on the process of achieving/renewing recognition or certification, and guidance with regard to logistics and engaging with each organization.
  • - Plan strategies for enhancing your health center’s approach to PCMH.


  • Cheryl Modica, PhD, MPH, BSN, Director, Quality Center, NACHC
  • Mona Sweeney, RN, BSN, Assistant Director, Primary Care, Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC)
  • William Tulloch, MA, PCMH CCE, Director, Government Recognition Initiatives, NCQA
  • Joyce Webb, RN, MBA, Proj Dir, Dept. of Standards and Survey Methods, Proj Lead, PCMH Initiative, The Joint Commission

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