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The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) is an innovative care delivery model designed to provide comprehensive primary care services to people of all ages by fostering partnerships between patients, families, health care providers and the community. National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC) recommends practices and policies that recognize and reward the school-based health center (SBHC) model in meeting the goals of a PCMH for children and adolescents. These recommendations are provided in this paper. (Contains 11 endnotes.)

Descriptors: School Health Services, Patients, Adolescents, Children, Health Promotion, Child Health, Primary Health Care, Mental Health, Access to Health Care, Screening Tests

National Assembly on School-Based Health Care. 1010 Vermont Avenue NW Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 202-638-5872; Fax: 202-638-5879; e-mail: info[at]nasbhc.org; Web site: http://www.nasbhc.org









Author: National Assembly on School-Based Health Care

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=3628&id=ED542476



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