Being a “personal clinician” is a current buzz word in health care…but what does it really mean?
Practicing medicine as a personal clinician encompasses all of the key components of practice transformation and the PCMH. How do you know if you are providing personal care for your patients? This module will cover definitions of a personal clinician and review several articles that discuss what it means to be a personal clinician.
- Serve as their patients’ advocate and as a steward of their health care resources within the practice and the health care system.
- Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain personal relationships with patients as demonstrated by developing continuity in their patient population.
- Demonstrate the ability to utilize clinician/patient relationship, patient interviewing, and counseling skills in developing collaborative, caring relationships with a panel of patients.
Who Should Complete this Module?
The information in this module is valuable for clinicians.