Reid RJ, Coleman K, Johnson EA, Fishman PA, Hsu C, Soman MP, Trescott CE, Erikson M, Larson EB. The group health medical home at year two: cost savings, higher patient satisfaction, and less burnout for providers. Health affairs. 2010 May 1;29(5):835-43.
Summary of Findings: This study finds that medical homes improve patients’ experiences, quality, and clinician burnout. Their analysis shows that compared to other Group Health clinics, patients in the medical home experienced 29 percent fewer emergency visits and 6 percent fewer hospitalizations.