Tag: Packard Care

Your medical visit - How to prepare

January 2016

The time we have with our medical care providers is very important. Doctors and nurses are our partners in health, and thoughtful preparation before a visit helps us to work as a team and get the most out of our time together. Before The Visit Make a list and prioritize it - questions, concerns, and...

Marla's Story - For her, Packard Health is indeed home

November 2015

At age 26, Marla is no longer covered by her parents' health insurance, and her job does not provide any. Ill with high fever and chills, she went to the Emergency Room where a urinary tract infection was diagnosed and antibiotics started. ER tests uncovered a much more serious health issue - diabetes. Marla was...

Packard Health is a patient-centered medical home

June 2015

  A medical home - much more than a destination, it is a widely accepted model for how primary care should be organized and delivered. It's a philosophy, the belief that teamwork and strong, trusting relationships between patients and providers ensure excellent health care.   5 Features of the Medical Home Patient-centered: A partnership among practitioners, patients, and their...

Patient-centered medical home - Packard's health model

March 2014

The patient-centered medical home is a model of how health care should be organized and delivered. It is patient-centered, comprehensive, team-based, coordinated, accessible, and focused on quality and safety. Learn about Packard Health's model in this  Blue Cross Blue Shield video »

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