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PCP: How does coordinated care work? Mrs. Helena from Dzietrzychow found out for herself

MedExpress Team

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Published April 15, 2024 07:52

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Patients of primary care - regardless of whether they live in a large city or small town - gain the support of a coordinator, wider access to diagnostic tests. The pool of additional tests under coordinated care allows family medicine specialists to make full use of their knowledge and experience, while patients have faster diagnosis and intensified treatment.

Mrs. Helena from Dzietrzychow (Sepopol municipality) found this out. In March, the 79-year-old reported to her family doctor, Anna Osowska, at the POZ clinic in Sepopol, because of her deteriorating health. Ms. Helena had a feeling of tightness in her chest, was getting tired faster and noticed swelling in her lower extremities.

- The patient had comorbidities - diabetes and hypertension. When she approached me, instead of talking about her ailments, she asked for a...

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