Patient Care Coordination
At East Adams Rural Healthcare, we understand that navigating the medical system can be overwhelming and confusing for many patients. Because we genuinely care about the well-being of everyone who enters our doors, we provide patient care coordination services for anyone who needs them.
You can schedule a one-on-one appointment with a care coordination specialist who can answer all your questions and provide resources that can help you with your medical and health needs.
What Is Patient Care Coordination?
Patient Care Coordination at East Adams Rural Healthcare
We provide coordination of care through a team of professionals that may include nurses, social workers, case managers, and care coordinators.
Our staff is ready and able to assist any patient with specific medical needs, whether it’s helping with self-management of certain conditions or diseases or adapting to lifestyle changes designed to reduce health risks.
While any EARH patient can take advantage of patient care coordination, most fall under one of the following categories:
Patient care can be a complex process. At East Adams Rural Healthcare, we strive to make it as easy as possible for our patients.
Our aim is to provide as many benefits as possible for each patient, including:
Improving the quality of their care
Minimizing patient costs
Chronic Care Management
Chronic care management (CCM) helps people with chronic diseases manage their conditions and improve their health outcomes. East Adams Rural Healthcare provides CCM through a variety of caring professionals including nurses, social workers, and pharmacists.
When you depend on EARH for your chronic care management, it typically includes the following steps:
A Care Plan
Annual Wellness Visits
Did you know that Medicare covers a one-time “Welcome to Medicare” preventive screening visit and an annual wellness visit? Both of these visits have no co-pay or deductibles applied and are a great way to improve your health.
A typical wellness visit includes:
A complete health history review
Checking blood pressure, weight, and vision
Screenings that detect depression, falling risks, or other potential problems
Recommendations for other wellness services and healthy lifestyle changes