National Center for Farmworker Health

 

Electronic Health Records, Patient Centered Medical Home

and Agricultural Workers Health

 

While implementing a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) and the meaningful use of Electronic Health Records have the potential for benefitting all patient groups, they may provide some unique solutions to the challenges and barriers faced by the agricultural migrant and seasonal farmworker population with the focus on integrated care management, secure and facilitated medical record sharing, and patient centered care.    

This Webpage provides basic information on Electronic Health Records, Meaningful Use, and Patient Centered Medical Home, as well as links to resources with further information about those topics.   NCFH invites you to explore the complete topics or click on the following links for a fast transfer to the desired information.

 

Meaningful Use (MU)

 

Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

 

The PDF below provides a crosswalk between Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home.

Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home PDF

 

NCFH has created reader-friendly tool to educate patients on PCMH and what it means for their patient experience. The tool is available in both English and Spanish. Click HERE to find this tool in the Products and Publication section of our website.