Speeding past the farm fields of central Illinois, you’ll find the exit for Litchfield. The 7,000-person town is home to Litchfield Family Practice, an innovative rural health system that just achieved a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Certification from the NCQA. It scored an impressive 97.5 out of a possible 100 points. In this video, the team at Litchfield Family Practice describes how it is advancing population health in a rural community. “Small step” approach leads to success It all started in 2009, when Litchfield Family Practice and the local hospital, Hospital Sister’s Health System (HSHS), explored the medical home concept. “We felt the PCMH model was similar to the way that we were already practicing medicine,” said Daniel Wujek, MD. Litchfield is home to seven busy practices under one roof. While they had worked as a team […]
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