Children with challenging health problems often require care from many different medical professionals. The experienced team at Pediatric Medical Associates, with offices in Sacramento and Folsom, California, oversees coordination of care to ensure your child’s treatment plan is on point. Call today or use this website to book an appointment online and learn more.
When your child has a chronic disease or complex health problem, they likely work with several different health professionals. These may include specialists, dialysis centers, medical device companies, physical therapists, and more.
For many parents, managing communication among these providers and caring for their child’s needs can be challenging. Care coordination provided by Pediatric Medical Associates streamlines communication between these providers to make families’ lives easier and care better.
Coordination of care offers numerous benefits, including improved quality of care and reduced need for hospitalizations or urgent care.
Coordination of care also gives parents peace of mind that their child’s condition is being managed in the best way possible. The team at Pediatric Medical Associates can also act as an advocate for your child to ensure they get the best care possible.
The team at Pediatric Medical Associates tailors coordination of care to each child’s condition and the family’s situation. Plans are not one-size-fits-all programs. Your provider seeks to understand your child’s health needs thoroughly.
The coordination of care plan also has well-defined goals. The role of each specialist, clinic, or healthcare provider is clearly detailed, so your child’s health is completely covered. This may involve drawing up a written plan that’s shared with all providers on your child’s care team.
You’ll be assigned a care coordinator from the office of Pediatric Medical Associates who serves as your point of contact. They will maintain regular contact with you to address concerns or changes relevant to the care plan.
Your pediatrician at Pediatric Medical Associates can look at their overall health and make sure developmental processes are met. Having a pediatrician gives you resources for preventive medicine, measurement of developmental milestones, and overall maintenance of your child’s well-being.
If your child has a complex health problem and multiple providers, contact Pediatric Medical Associates for help. The team will help you manage care for the long term. Call today or reach out online to set up a consultation with an experienced provider.