Primary Care Building Blocks

The UW DFMCH is honored to have Tom Bodenheimer, MDvisit this week to discuss his work on building teams in primary care. He has identified the 10 Building Blocks of High-Performing Primary Careteams:

·      Engaged Leadership, Creating a Practice-wide Vision With Concrete Goals and Objectives

·      Data Driven Improvement Using Computer-Based Technology

·      Empanelment : Linking each patient to a care team and a primary care clinician

·      Team-based Care

·      The Patient-Team Partnership

·      Population Management

·      Continuity of Care

·      Prompt Access to Care

·      Comprehensiveness and Care Coordination

·      Template of the Future

This webinar is an excellent summary of the building blocks.

Call for Proposals:

4/17  NAPCRG

4/18 STFM Conference on Practice Improvement

5/14 Family Medicine Midwest

6/15 STFM Conference on Medical Student Education


Upcoming Meetings

IHI 2017 Meetings

May 5-9th STFM Annual Conference

May 17th: UW DFMCH Faculty Development Day/ McGovern Tracy Award Evening 

May 22nd-23rd: Family Medicine Advocacy Summit

AAFP 2017 Meetings


Warm Regards, 

Melissa Stiles 


“The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.”

― Vince Lombardi