Chestnut Ridge Family Medical Care is your Patient-Centered Medical Home and is currently working toward NCQA (National Committee for Quality Assurance) Recognition

What is a Patient-Centered Medical Home?

  • A team approach to providing total health care at our office for you

Who is part of your Patient-Centered Medical Home team?

  • Your health care provider
  • All other staff at your health care provider's office
  • Most-importantly-YOU! You are the most important person on your health care team. Patient-centered is a way of saying that you are the focus of your health care

What do you need to do as part of your Patient-Centered Medical Home team?

Keep your medical home providers informed!

  • Let your health care provider know about care you receive from other health care professionals
  • Call your medical home first with questions, appointment requests, before you go to an Urgent Care or Emergency Room
  • You can call us during and after regular office hours at 716-260-1593
  • Let your medical home know if you have been in the hospital.
  • Let your medical home know of any change in your medications after a hospital stay or from another health care provider
  • Bring all your medications (or a list of all your medications} with you to each visit at your medical home
  • Take an active role in your own health
  • Follow the health care plan that you and your team agreed on
  • Set goals that you can reach. Once these goals have been reached discuss new goals
  • Tell your team if you're having trouble staying with your care plan or it is not working for you

What can your Patient-Centered Medical Home do for you?

  • Help you manage your health care including Behavioral Health
  • Help answer all your health questions
  • Listen to your concerns
  • Coordinate your care if additional services are needed
  • Encourage you to play an active part in your own health care
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