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Medical Home Project Launched

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The University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, Tulsa, is working with IBM Corp., Armonk, N.Y., to test using information technology to support the “medical home” model.

Under the model, primary care practices serve as the focal point for patient care coordination. The model advocates extensive use of I.T. to document and coordinate care across all providers and settings, support evidence-based medicine through decision support tools and conduct performance measurement.

IBM will help the school implement the secure information exchange. It will include electronic health records and a portal for use by patients, clinicians and insurers. The partners also will design and implement new health analytics platforms to enable research based on a wide variety of data, including clinical records, financial information and genomics.

More information is available at ibm.com.

--Howard Anderson

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