Who Is Eligible?

Practices wishing to participate in SIM must:

  1. Be physically located in Colorado
  2. Complete and Submit an Online SIM Application
  3. Meet the Institute of Medicine (IOM) definition of primary care (below)
    • Non-traditional sites may be considered, including school-based, local public health, specified group services (women’s health) and other clinic types
    • Some non-traditional sites may need to provide additional information
  4. Currently use an Electronic Health Record
    • Essential for data collection and progress-tracking

Primary Care

  • The provision of integrated, accessible healthcare services by clinicians who are accountable for:
    • addressing a large majority of personal healthcare needs
    • developing a sustained partnership with patients
    • practicing in the context of family and community