Planned and Mini-Group Medical Visits (January 10, 2013)
This presentation by Dr. Devin Sawyer, Program Director, St. Peter Family Medicine Residency Program, as part of the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative, goes into considerable detail on the role of medical assistants in planned care for patients with chronic illness, as well as the use of group visits by the practice to make care more efficient and effective. It includes details on E&M Billing codes used by the practice related to MA-centric planned visits and their diabetes group vist model.
Health Coaching in the Teamlet Model: A Case Study
This article provides a case study of health coaching provided within a stable provider-health coach teamlet model at San Francisco General Hospital's Family Health Center. In this model, health coaches are medical assistants and community health workers. Ngo, V, Hammer, H, Bodenheimer, T. Health Coaching in the Teamlet Model: A Case Study. J Gen Intern Med. Dec 2010; 25(12): 1375–1378. PMCID: PMC2988157.
Using the Teamlet Model to Improve Chronic Care in an Academic Primary Care Practice
Chen, EH, Thom, DH, Hessler, DM, Phengrasamy, L, Hammer, H, Saba, G, Bodenheimer, T. Using the Teamlet Model to Improve Chronic Care in an Academic Primary Care Practice. J Gen Intern Med. Sep 2010; 25(Suppl 4): 610_614. PMCID: PMC2940441.