What is a primary care physician and why do I have a care team?

A primary care physician, or primary care doctor, is your first stop when you are sick or in need of healthcare services —including your annual physical, immunizations, prescription refills, cold or flu symptoms, a sore throat, minor injuries, back pain or even suspected broken bones. Your primary care doctor promotes your overall well-being and makes … Continue reading What is a primary care physician and why do I have a care team?

Be a better patient: 3 ways to remember physician instructions

Have you ever left a doctor’s visit feeling overwhelmed or intimidated? You’re not alone. Recent studies reveal over half of patients are unable to recall their medical condition and treatment plan once they leave their doctor’s office. Patients may feel overwhelmed, rushed, confused or intimidated during their clinic visit. Fortunately, there are ways to help … Continue reading Be a better patient: 3 ways to remember physician instructions

Why dietitians recommend these 5 nutrition tips

You’ve probably heard many tips on how to maintain a healthy diet, but where do they come from? Why are these things recommended? And with all this conflicting information, what should we really be eating to stay healthy? Working in a healthcare team, specifically in nutrition, we’re here to explain exactly why dietitians may recommend … Continue reading Why dietitians recommend these 5 nutrition tips