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  3. Autism
  4. Bariatric Surgery
  5. Behavioral Health
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  10. Bright Tomorrows Preschool and Child Care Center
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  19. Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  20. Central Jersey Regional Memory Center
  21. Child Development Center
  22. Cornerstone Family Practice
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  27. Delaware Valley Family Health Center
  28. Developmental Pediatric Associates
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  30. Diabetes / Center for Nutrition and Diabetes Management
  31. Diabetes and Endocrine Associates of Hunterdon
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  96. Weight Loss
  97. Wellness Centers
  98. Wound Healing
  99. X-ray
 

Patient Centered Medical Home

What is a Patient Centered Medical Home?
You may hear the term medical home more and more often and wonder just what it means.  The Medical Home is not a building or a place.  Instead, it is a new approach to providing healthcare that puts patient and family first. Instead of a system structured with different priorities for various segments of healthcare, the Medical Home is organized around the needs of the patient. It is sometimes referred to as Advanced Primary Care, recognizing that primary care doctors traditionally specialize in exactly this approach.

The Patient Centered Medical Home aims to give the right care in the right place the first time.

Medical Home certification is granted to practices that go through a voluntary recognition process by a non-governmental entity to demonstrate that they have the capabilities to provide patient centered services consistent with the medical home model.  The ©National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has granted Patient Centered Medical Home certification to certain Hunterdon Healthcare System practices listed below.

Adult and Adolescent Medical Associates, PC
Flemington 908-782-3204

Annandale Family Practice, LLC
Lebanon 908-238-0100

Branchburg Family Health Center
Branchburg 908-369-8871

Cornerstone Family Practice
Flemington 908-788-8220

Delaware Valley Family Health Center
Milford 908-995-2251

Highlands Family Health Center
Hampton 908-735-2594

Hopewell Family Practice
Hopewell 609-466-1101
Pennington 609-730-1771

Hunterdon Family Medicine
Flemington 908-788-6161

Hunterdon Family Practice and Obstetrics
Flemington 908-788-6535

Hunterdon Pediatric Associates
Flemington - Sandhill 908-782-6700
Flemington - Reading Ridge 908-788-6070
Clinton 908-735-3960
Whitehouse Station 908-823-1100

Morningstar Family Health Center, Inc.
Pittstown 908-735-9344

Phillips Barber Family Health Center
Lambertville 609-397-3535

Raritan Family Health Care
Raritan 908-253-6640

Riverfield Family Health Center
Clinton 908-735-4645
Washington 908-689-3200

Dein Shapiro, M.D.
Branchburg 908-526-4499

Your Doctor’s Care
Hillsborough 908-685-1887

The Doctor is In
Flemington 908-782-7700
Clinton 908-730-6363
Phillipsburg. 908-213-2211

In a Patient Centered Medical Home certified practice, a team headed by the patient’s personal physician delivers care. The personal physician tracks and coordinates the patient’s care over time.  The physician and the patient create a partnership and make decisions about healthcare together.  Quality and safety drive the decisions, using guidelines based on evidence rather than tradition.  Of course, this may mean that more care is not always better care.   Hunterdon Healthcare Partners has worked hard to ensure that evidence-based guidelines are used in our system.

Hunterdon Healthcare is committed to care that is coordinated and integrated across all elements of the complex health care system (subspecialty care, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient’s community (family, public and private community-based services). Hunterdon Healthcare’s Collaboration Guideline and Agreement among primary care and specialty care physicians is integral to this, recognizing the importance of transitions of care in the outpatient setting, the emergency department, and during hospitalization.

Hunterdon Healthcare’s Medical Home practices provide distinctly different options for their patients to support their personal health goals.  We emphasize self-management support.  The patient, with support from a team of physician, nurses, social workers, care managers, dietitians, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, and other health care professionals, becomes engaged in his health care. 

Robust electronic systems allow information to be shared and coordinated among different segments of the healthcare system.  The patient can communicate with the team more easily, and the doctors communicate regularly to benefit the patient.

For More Information:

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American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Physicians
American Osteopathic Association