PHCC Celebrating in Arab Primary Health Care Day & Family Medicine
Dr. Mariam Abdulmalik, "family medicine services focused on the patient's diagnosis ,health promotion and disease prevention
Dr. Mariam Abdulmalik – Managing Director of PHCC said PHCC create purpose-built solutions to improve patient experience and realize better health outcomes for the population of Qatar ensuring that the patient is at the center of the care provided and led the various organizational improvements. Dr.Maraim also explained that , “We are confident that all these initiatives will go a long way to further enable PHCC to effectively and efficiently deliver primary care services to everyone across the country. Healthy citizens play an important part in the growth and development of a country and accessible community-based care serves as a foundation for positive health and wellbeing”.
Also Dr.Maraim added , PHCC family doctors are committed to offering coordinated primary care services across the continuum of acute and chronic care, preventative medicine and health promotion holistic wellbeing services through the provision of Family Medicine. Family medicine services focus on patient diagnosis and management, health promotion and disease prevention, in addition the provision of continuous care and long-term support to patients and their families.
The Primary Health Care Corporation provide the Family Medicine services within globally principles such as: The family doctor works in a multidisciplinary team at the health center who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of patients and the doctor is responsible for providing for all the patient’s health care needs including preventive screening, treatment and mental health and wellbeing assessments.
The principle also include that ,care is coordinated across all elements of the health care system and the patient’s community. Care is facilitated by registries, information technology and other means to assure that patients get the required care and enhanced access to care is available through systems such as open scheduling, expanded hours and new options for communication between patients, family doctors, and practice staff.
Dr Hanan Al Mujalli, Executive Director of Clinical Affairs at PHCC, speaks about the value of family medicine to the community and suggests that ‘family doctors offer support to patients and their families to access a full range of services to meet their health needs. In providing this dedicated support a strong and trusted relationship is built between the doctor and patient which prevents patients having to repeat themselves and allows them to make informed choices to meet their health and wellbeing needs.’
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