Case Studies

PCMH Case Study: Using Data to Improve Population Health

April 1, 2015

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Located in De Queen, Arkansas in Sevier County, Walker Clinic serves an active panel of approximately 3,500 patients. Dr. Randy Walker founded the multi-specialty clinic in 2003 along with his wife, Angie, who is the office manager. Dr. Walker is the sole physician at the practice and is assisted by a staff that includes an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP), six licensed practical nurses (LPNs), two X-ray technicians, a certified nursing assistant, and several administrative personnel. The team also includes a part-time behavioral health counselor and a part-time dietician.

This study is part of a series of case studies spotlighting practice transformation to the PCMH model, emphasizing how individual practices have approached innovation and implementation.