More focus on fewer patients – Today’s traditional medical practices often limit the amount of time spent on each patient to a point where both the doctor and the patient f eel rushed. At Bryn Mawr personal healthcare, we’ve limited the number of patients so we can increase the time we have available for each patient.
Same day or next day appointments – Your health and your peace of mind are our top priorities. If you have a concern, we don’t believe you should have to wait and worry. And you should never be concerned “you’re not sick enough” to be seen. Since this practice has a limited number of patients, we are able to schedule appointments, excluding annual physicals, within 24 hours. We want to see you when you want to be seen.
Access day and night – Our goal is to provide personalized healthcare like it once was, which means accessibility to your own doctor day and night, seven days a week. This is a big commitment, but one we feel deeply about. During the day, you may call, fax or email our staff to arrange for appointments and prescriptions, or just ask a questions. At night, you can call our office phone and have our paging service. contact your physician, who will return your call. If you are hospitalized at Bryn Mawr hospital your doctor will visit you daily. If you are hospitalized elsewhere, your doctor will consult with the local doctor and help coordinate care.
Thorough, unhurried examinations – We schedule appointments for at least 30 minutes. This way, you’ll have time to discuss your health concerns without feeling rushed And we’ll have more time to review your medical history, to conduct treatment plans when necessary. Just as important, this approach allows us to treat you as a “whole person”, considering psychological and social issues as well as medical factors. If you feel you need more than 30 minutes, even for routine visits, just ask us. We’ll e glad to schedule the necessary time.
Comprehensive health planning – your membership includes an annual complete health assessment. This means you get more than just a routine annual physical – you also get assistance in setting annual health goals and advice frequent consulting to reach those goals, for whatever reason, we’ll arrange it. We will also help coordinate any necessary medical testing, procedures, and appointments with outside specialists. Your doctor will contact the specialist prior to your visits and follow up afterward. Your physician will then contact you to go over the results and discuss nay further actions.
Physical fitness training – Your membership includes a free annual evaluation of physical fitness by a personal trainer. You are entitled to two 1-hour sessions in a world-class facility designed to accommodate a full range of ages ad fitness levels. It doesn’t matter if you’re 75 years old and recovering from a hip replacement or you’re 35 and running marathons – your trainer will tailor a program that’s right for you. Then if you want additional sessions, we’ll help you schedule them with the same trainer and facility for an additional fee.
Nutrition consultation – Our goal is to achieve overall wellness and a healthy lifestyle for every member. You’ll receive a free annual nutrition assessment and consultation. If you need ongoing support, we’ll arrange it and charge you a fee only if it’s not covered by your insurance, While most of what we do is traditional medicine, we also allow for alternative healthcare where induced. This means helping you understand and make smart choices about nutritional supplements, diet programs, and non-traditional therapies.
Faster, easier prescription filling – With a traditional medical practice, it’s up to you to carry your prescription to the pharmacy. Then you wait for the order to be filled, or you make a second trip. At Bryyn Mawr personal healthcare, we call in all your prescriptions, so you avoid the waiting and extra doctor to refill a prescription, you can contact our office by phone email or fax, and we’ll call the pharmacy that day.
Travel medical services – If you plan to travel away from hoe , we will be happy to provide you with additional medical advice and any necessary vaccinations. You’ll be charged an additional fee for vaccinations only if not covered by your insurance. Dr. Spitzer is board certified in infectious disease. He has the training and experience necessary to provide preventive medicine and advice before travel, and to treat exotic diseases acquired in foreign countries.
Care when you’re out of town – when you’re away from home for extended periods or just on a vacation, we ill coordinate your care with local physicians. Either let us know your plans ahead oftraveling or call during the trip. We’ll be glad to answer questions or help arrange for needed treatments.
Personalized health information – Whether you are concerned about hormone replacement therapy or want the latest strategies on treating diabetes, your doctor will provide information that is pertinent t your medical condition. Health information will be conveyed by mail, email, fax, we posting, and lectures.
Insurance coordination – We understand how complex health insurance can be, so we’re prepared to assist you. We’ll help you understand what you policy covers and what is does not cover. We’ll also assist you with the claims process. We participate in most major insurance provider programs.