Continuity of care means the repeated contact between a person and their doctor. Studies suggest that continuity of care is linked to lower death rates, higher patient satisfaction and improved patient trust. Trust is a key element in the doctor-patient relationship because people are more likely to disclose important information with doctors they know and depend on. It is also helpful for doctors to personally know their patients’ health history because it helps them make better-informed healthcare decisions and give personally tailored advice and recommendations.
There are a lot of reasons why trusting the same doctor with your extended healthcare is beneficial. Here is our top five:
If you want to live a long, healthy life in the care of a skilled, trustworthy family medicine doctor near you, contact PVHC at 909-630-7829. Our family doctors are highly experienced in the science of medicine and art of compassionate care.
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