Patient’s Medical Home
The Patient’s Medical Home (PMH) is a family practice defined by its patients as the place they feel most comfortable – most at home – to present and discuss their personal and family health and medical concerns.
It is where a team or network of caregivers, including registered nurses, registered dietitians, exercise specialists, behavioural health consultants, mental health therapists, and other health professionals work together with the patient’s family doctor to provide and coordinate care.
Your family doctor + your health team = your home for a healthier future.
Why should you have a family doctor?
Continuity of care equals better outcomes. Research shows you will receive better care, make fewer visits to emergency rooms and live longer. In fact, there’s a long – and growing – list of reasons why you need a family doctor.
Top 5 reasons why you need a family doctor:
- Live longer
- Better care
- Better health
- Fewer hospital admissions, visits to emergency
- Higher patient satisfaction
Read more about the importance of having a family doctor here.
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