Primary Care

Primary care is the day-to-day healthcare given by a health care provider. Typically this provider acts as the first contact and principal point of continuing care for patients within a healthcare system, and coordinates other specialist care that the patient may need. To schedule an appointment or book an appointment online today.

What defines primary care?

Primary care is one of the most important disciplines in medicine. The World Health Organization attributes the provision of essential primary care as an integral component of an inclusive primary healthcare strategy. Primary care involves the widest scope of healthcare, including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and geographic origins, patients seeking to maintain optimal health, and patients with all manner of acute and chronic physical, mental and social health issues, including multiple chronic diseases.

Primary care providers at iHealMed possess a wide breadth of knowledge in these areas. We take an holistic approach to primary care and are committed to improve your physical, mental, and spiritual health and give you the tools to maintain them in the long term.

How can I improve my primary care experience?

Primary care can often provide a medical home for the whole family. In general, primary care also tends to have a greater focus on preventive care and staying well. One of our goals is to keep patients healthy, with a focus on tele well-visits. iHealMed team will help you optimize your health by:

  • Detailing medical history for yourself and your family
  • Scheduling regular telemedicine visits
  • Keeping all vaccinations up to date
  • Providing treatments for chronic and acute conditions
  • Getting screenings and lab work when needed

By attending regular visits with your primary care, your provider can better diagnose illnesses and start treatment early.

How can I care for myself between primary care appointments?

Your iHealMed provider will collaborate with your nutritionist and wellness coach to map out a wellness plan that you can integrate into your lifestyle. Some of our guidance will include:

  • Nutrition: Getting the right nutrition to sustain yourself is an essential part of staying healthy. Your wellness coach will offer cooking tips, recipes, shopping lists, nutritional information, and supplement recommendations to help improve your diet.
  • Exercise: Your wellness coach can provide exercise tips and videos to help you stay in shape.
  • Mindfulness: Your provider at iHealMed will give you tools to help manage stress, anxiety and help keep your mind at ease by using techniques such as journaling, guided meditation, and breathing exercises.