The Medical Home, Health Services, and Clinical Family Medicine Research
This September/October 2008 issue of the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (JABFM) features a multifaceted discussion on the medical home, plus a selection of health services research and clinical research with a broad base of funding, investigators, and spectrum of primary care settings. Here we highlight studies that provide new/clarifying results,1–5 mixed results,6–8 and unexpected results.6,7 Several reports provide information and data on major tenets of family medicine: Clark et al6studied continuity between prenatal care and infant care; Mainous et al5 described the long-term personal history importance to future risk of disease; and Merenstein and Merenstein9 provide patient feedback on the importance of the doctor-patient relationship.
Bowman, M. A.,
Neale, A. V.,
& Lupo, P.
(2008). The Medical Home, Health Services, and Clinical Family Medicine Research. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, 21 (5), 367-369.