- March 6, 2013
- Jennifer Salerno
RAAPS is a vital part of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) vision for adolescents. PCMH models envision healthcare that is focused on the needs of patients. Did you know that RAAPS meets NCQA key components of PCMH?
The RAAPS meets NCQA PCMH Key Components of….
1. Enhance Access and Continuity
RAAPS is time-efficient, electronic and a web-based application. It is age appropriate and youth friendly.
2. Identify and Manage Patient Population
RAAPS is part of the comprehensive health assessment. Data from RAAPS can be easily accessed to remind patients of services needed for preventative care related to risky behaviors. You can easily monitor trends, set program goals and evaluate the effectiveness in reducing risky behaviors.
3. Plan and Manage Care
RAAPS is evidence-based identifying risk behaviors contributing most to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality among adolescents. It screens for unhealthy behaviors (related to nutrition, physical activity, injury and violence, sexual behaviors), substance abuse and mental health.
4. Provide Support and Community Resources & Track and Coordinate Care
RAAPS offers an electronic referral and tracking mechanism which may be used across the health care continuum.
5. Measure and Improve Performance
RAAPS pre-populated reports measure adolescent preventative care needs and effectiveness of care provided to reduce risky behaviors. Data can be stratified by vulnerable populations to assess disparities.
To access detailed information about how RAAPS meets NCQA key components of PCMH, view this document on our webpage. Contact us with any questions you may have about how RAAPS can further meet your patient centered medical home needs!
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