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Patient Centered Medical Home

 

The Physician's Role

The primary care physician's role in the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is to provide a relationship based on patient well-being and trust. The physician will care for his patient and consult with patient's family to ensure patient's physical and mental healthcare needs are being met.

Important components of the PCMH are:

The Patient's Role
Patient's will be provided with materials and clinical assistance so that they will be familiar with the PCMH. The ability of the patient to embrace the PCMH is crucial to their success in this new Silver Pine environment because patient will actively participate in their own healthcare. Patients first step is to partner with a physician to establish a relationship to address his health care needs. Patients must actively participate in the decision making to ensure that their expectations are being met, keep all scheduled appointments & report any changes or symptoms, share concerns and ques tions.