Table 1. Clinic Characteristics and Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Levels of Achievement
Clinic CharacteristicsClinic
PCMH level achieved211232122333
Students (n)232212332111
Semesters (n)231212443111
Hours spent with student each week (n)3.5433144842.52.540
Clinic staffing (n)
    Physician231121FT 1PT020322
    Nurse practitioner121 PT121201022
    Physician assistant000000000000
    Clinical support staff010343123000
    Administrative support staff§111155742529710
Clinic operations before initiating PCMH project
    Used electronic schedulingYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYes
    Electronic medical recordYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Allowed same-day appointmentsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
  • * Clinics have regional management.

  • Clinic submitted additional documents to achieve a higher level of recognition.

  • Clinical support staff include licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, medical assistants, and medical technologists.

  • § Administrative support staff include practice managers and all other nonclinical staff.

  • FT, full time; PT, part time.