A Better Mousetrap
Health care is a rapidly changing industry. Not just in the areas of research and technology, but also in how health care is provided to patients.
Clinica is constantly searching for better ways to help our patients get healthy and stay that way. We are looking for ways to use the data we collect about patients to make better decisions about their care. We offer patients a variety of ways to contact their providers. We are proactive about health care. Instead of waiting until patients are sick because their chronic disease is out of control, we work with them to make a health care plan. We have mental health therapists who are full-time members of our staff because how someone feels mentally impacts how they feel physically. We offer patients same-day appointments so that they can get the care they need when they need it. We don’t just provide health care to our patients, we work with them to improve their health. Our patients are our partners, and we help coordinate all their various kinds of medical care. The world of health care is an enormous and complicated maze of specialists, hospitals, procedures and medications. At Clinica, we want our patients to understand what care they need and how the pieces of their health care fit together.
We know that we don’t have all the answers, but we will keep looking for ways to provide better and more effective care to our patients. Here are some of the ideas that we are implementing in our clinics. If you have better ideas or can improve on ours, we'd love to hear about your mousetrap.