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OBJECTIVES To estimate cost savings associated with ProvenHealth Navigator (PHN), which is an advanced model of patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) developed by Geisinger Health System, and determine whether those savings increase over time. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective claims data analysis of 43 primary care clinics that were converted into PHN sites(More)
BACKGROUND The primary care medical home has been promoted to integrate and improve patient care while reducing healthcare spending, but with little formal study of the model or evidence of its efficacy. ProvenHealth Navigator (PHN), an intensive multidimensional medical home model that addresses care delivery and financing, was introduced into 11 different(More)
Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) have the potential to improve patient experience of care. Since 2006, Geisinger Health System has implemented its own version of an advanced PCMH model, referred to as ProvenHealth Navigator (PHN). To evaluate the impact of PHN on patient experience of care, the authors conducted a survey of patients whose primary care(More)
The impact of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) in reducing total cost of care remains a subject of debate, particularly among the non-elderly adult population. This study examines a 6-year experience of a large integrated regional health care delivery system in the US implementing PCMH among its commercially insured population. A regional health(More)
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