DeVries A, Li CH, Sridhar G, Hummel JR, Breidbart S, Barron JJ. Impact of medical homes on quality, healthcare utilization, and costs. The American journal of managed care. 2012 Sep;18(9):534-44.
To assess baseline quality metrics, healthcare utilization, and costs of commercially insured patients treated at practices participating in a PCMH pilot. PCMH patients had lower ED and inpatient admissions in comparison to control patients over a 2‐year period. This finding was similar for pediatric and adult age groups (18‐44 years, and 45‐64 years).