UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Center for Health Policy and Research; Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Publication Date


Document Type



Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Primary Care | Surgical Procedures, Operative


An overview and review of a Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) pilot developed using hte guiding principles of the patient-centered medical home. The PSH coordinates care and decisions from the decision to operate through return to primary care. The pilot demonstrated that a PSH improves efficiencies, decreases waste, improves patient and physician satisfaction and decreases care costs.


Perioperative Surgical Home, patient-centered medical home

Rights and Permissions

© 2016 University of Massachusetts Medical School

Journal/Book/Conference Title

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting


Presented at the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting.



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