American Medical Home Runs

But better care exists. Arnie talks about some of the paragons who have optimized cost, population health, and patient experience. Here he abstracts common characteristics of practices that are succeeding at all three aspects of the Triple Aim.

Four primary care sites in the United States constitute “medical home runs” because their patients incur 15-20 percent less (risk-adjusted) total health care spending per year than patients treated by regional peers, without evidence of reduced quality. The sites achieved this result in a U.S.