Primary care is care provided by physicians specifically trained for and skilled in comprehensive first contact and continuing care for persons with any undiagnosed sign, symptom, or health concern not limited by problem origin (biological, behavioral, or social), organ system, or diagnosis.
Primary care includes health promotion, disease prevention, health maintenance, counseling, patient education, diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses in a variety of health care settings (e.g., office, inpatient, critical care, long-term care, home care, day care, etc.). Primary care is performed and managed by a personal physician often collaborating with other health professionals, and utilizing consultation or referral as appropriate. Primary care provides patient advocacy in the health care system to accomplish cost-effective care by coordination of health care services. Primary care promotes effective communication with patients and encourages the role of the patient as a partner in health care.
At LibertyMed Health we strive to encourage patients to be an active member of their healthcare team, we help patients through all of their healthcare needs including hospital care, urgent/emergent care, nursing and home visits.
We treat all chronic illness including but not limited to:
- Alzheimer disease and dementia
- Crohn disease
- Cystic fibrosis
- Heart disease
- High Blood Pressure
- Obesity/Weight Loss
- Mood disorders (bipolar, cyclothymic, and depression)
- Multiple sclerosis
- Parkinson disease