On occasion, medicine resembles the game of golf, and not just because some doctors like to hit the course on Wednesdays. For instance, the secret of a successful patient-centered medical home may boil down to this: a lot of hard work and a few technology tricks.
That's essentially the case at The Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, a division of Johns Hopkins Medicine. JHCP has 35 practices in 11 of Maryland's 23 counties and throughout Baltimore City. The entity consists of more than 400 providers with more than 800,000 encounters annually.
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