Your Patient Centered Medical Home

Patient-Centered is a way of saying that YOU, the patient, are the most important person in the Health Care system. You are at the center of your health care.

You are an active team member.

  • Talk with your team about hour health questions. Share the success and challenges you’ve had with health care in the past.
  • Tell your team about other health care professionals who care for you (i.e.: specialists)
  • Tell your team how you feel about the care you are getting from them

Take care of your health

  • Follow the health care plan you and your team have worked out
  • Make sure you understand how to follow the plan
  • Set goals you can reach. Once you begin to see results, you and your team can discuss adding new goals.

Talk openly with your team

  • If you are having trouble sticking with your care plan, tell your team about it
  • If you feel your care plan is not working, speak up. Tell your team what is not working so together you a make change if needed.

Learn more about Patient Centered Medical Homes

South County Internal Medicine