For Providers

In order to aid the successful implementation of medical home programs at other facilities, Lakewood Health System has developed a comprehensive training package available for purchase. It includes:

  • The book “Putting the Principles into Practice”, written by Dr. John Halfen, Medical Director and founder of Lakewood Health System’s Medical Home Program
  • Patient perspectives
  • Training presentation (in Power Point) by Dr. Halfen
  • Frequently asked questions with Dr. Halfen and Niki, Medical Home Care Coordinator at Lakewood Health System
  • Necessary documents for implementation, including steps for developing a medical home, program benefits, recommended team structure and principles, criteria for admission, consultation requests, and examples of patient communication materials
  • Dr. Halfen’s book “Putting the Principles into Practice” is also available for separate purchase ($30).

The cost of the package is $250; however bulk discounts are available. For more information, or to purchase a training package, contact Lois at 218-894-8311.


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