to PrimeCare Medical Group, your primary care facility following the
Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care, which transforms the way primary
care services are conveyed, focusing on prevention and wellness. This model
follows a team-based approach with a fabulous care team that is committed to
keeping you healthy, with you being the center of your care team! Your
healthcare team includes your primary care provider of choice and takes on the
responsibility for coordinating care across multiple settings in the broad
health care system.
part of a Patient-Centered Medical Home comes with many wonderful additions
which include comprehensive and coordinated care, patient-centered with you
being a responsible contributor, accessible services, as well as safety and
quality improvement. As your medical home, we request you provide your current
medication list, regular updates to your medical history, update us with any
changes in your health status, inform us of recent test results, share your self-care
information, and update us on any recent hospitalizations, specialty care, or
emergency department visits.
comprehensive and continuous coordinated care is one of our goals of PrimeCare,
focusing on physical and mental health care needs. This includes, but is not
limited to preventive care, acute care, chronic care, wellness care, behavioral
and mental healthcare or end-of-life care. Our team-based care might contain
physicians, physician assistants, nurses, educators, nutritionists, pharmacists,
care coordinators and social workers within the practice as well as throughout
the community. The primary care medical home coordinates care across multiple
settings in the healthcare system including hospitals, specialty care, home
health care, and community resources.
recognizes that you as the patient and your family are the center of your care
team. As your medical home, we support all of our patients by educating them
on organizing and managing their own individual care. Your care team provides
you and your family access to self-management support and evidence-based care
tools to assist with your health. Your medical home is about you, completely
a medical home, providing accessible services is very important to us. Our
practice follows open scheduling by reserving time for same day appointments.
When calling for a same day appointment after 3pm, we may not be able to
accommodate you but can schedule an appointment the following day or refer you
to one of our urgent care clinics. We make every effort to accommodate requests
for routine visits within fourteen days.
PrimeCare, you have access to a member of the care team around the clock along
with access to urgent care providers. At any time, during or after business
hours, you may contact our office and receive clinical advice. When calling
after business hours, your call will be answered by a live person at our
answering service who will put you in touch with the provider on-call. In
addition, patients can receive medical services after regular business hours at
our urgent care clinic in North Salinas, Harden Urgent Care. Our care team at
Harden Urgent Care has access to your medical record from PrimeCare and your
urgent care visit will be shared with your primary physician, facilitating
continuity of care and maintaining your complete medical history.
is committed to demonstrate safety and quality improvements. Patient-Centered Medical
Homes are to allow whole-person care, at the same time as, improving quality
measures. Quality improvements allow patients to rest assured that their
healthcare is at the highest level of standards. Continuous quality improvement
involves setting goals based on each patient's unique level of care. Safety is
an extremely important part of PrimeCare's daily duties. As your primary care
home, we strive to achieve improved performances as a whole.
encourages you to use the tools that the Patient-Centered Medical Home program
provides. The Patient-Centered Medical Home model places you as the patient at
the center of a team-based, physician-led approach to deliver healthcare. PrimeCare
Medical Group is also working to achieve Level 3 National Committee for Quality
Assurance (NCQA) recognition for its Patient-Centered Medical Home program. We
welcome this initiative and encourage you to engage in this journey with us.