In celebration of national Primary Care Week during October 6-10 we are highlighting two clinics that meet these criteria and have been instrumental in transforming primary care in our state.
Sara Culver-Truby credits the personal touch her family receives through a patient-centered primary care home for possible saving her teenage son's life.
For Bryant Campbell, a manager at the Oregon Employment Department, a primary care home gives him exactly what he needs.
Getting her health care at a primary care home saves stress of managing diabetes and helps coordinate family's health care.
"If you're not in a patient-centered primary care home and this is available to you – grab on to it. The care has been fantastic." - Cristy Slawson
When Richard McClanahan shows his driver's license to people, he can see the look of disbelief on their faces...
Michelle Lee never liked going to the doctor. She says she usually got a lecture about what she was doing wrong.
"I was in and out of the hospital — sometimes once a week," says Calhoun, a 59-year-old woodworker who lives near Grants Pass.
"I can have rich conversations with my doctor that helps me to make healthy choices." Amy Anderson, patient
"We strive to coordinate care for our patients, keeping them healthy, out of the hospital and living their lives." - Dr. Richard Williams
"Becoming a recognized primary care home was an opportunity to formalize what we already do - put patients first." - Dr. Dana Nason
"When I came to Old Town Clinic they listened to me and heard what I was saying. It's nice to be heard." - Mary Hatch, patient
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