Primary care providers diagnose and treat medical problems, provide preventive medical screenings based on medical risk factors, refer you to specialists for appropriate treatment when needed, and provide those specialists with your medical history as necessary. In short, they are an integral part of your healthcare team. But there is another member of that team you may forget—you!
Learn about the importance of building a relationship with your physicians and other health professionals as family medicine practitioner Ann Carter, MD, and her nursing staff, Sandra Mincey, FNP-BC, and Cheryl Goforth, NP, present “It Takes a Team- Partnering with Your Healthcare Provider” at Methodist Medical Center’s Health Night on the Town lecture on Tuesday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Ridge Conference Room of Methodist Medical Center, 990 Oak Ridge Turnpike.
The program is free and open to the public. [Read more…]