Premium Care Internal Medicine
Internists located in Santa Barbara, CA
If you long for personal attention, home visits from a doctor when you’re sick, and quick appointments without a long wait, concierge medicine is the option to consider. Dr. Brittany Bryan offers concierge medicine at Premium Care Internal Medicine so that we can spend more time and give personal attention to each patient we treat. If you’d like to learn more about concierge medicine, don’t hesitate to call our office in Santa Barbara, California to schedule a meet and greet to answer your questions.
Premium Care Internal Medicine Q & A
What is concierge medicine?
Concierge medicine is a way of practicing medicine that assures truly individualized medical care and the personal attention of a trusted physician. When you join a concierge practice, you pay a set fee to become a member. In return, you’re guaranteed a level of service and access to physicians that far exceed the standard level of care in most medical offices.
The team at Premium Care Internal Medicine chooses to limit the size of their practice so they can spend more time with each person, provide quick health care, and stay accessible any time you need help.
What services are available when you join?
The team at Premium Care Internal Medicine includes the following services as part of your annual membership in concierge care:
- Comprehensive preventive medical examination
- Personal wellness plan
- Same-day or next-day appointments
- Longer, unhurried appointments
- 24-hour accessibility by telephone, fax, or email
- House calls when needed
- Scheduled telephone visits
- Enhanced coordination of care outside the office
- Travel medicine services
- Prescription facilitation
What is a personal wellness plan?
The heart of concierge care is preventing future health problems, while properly managing your existing health conditions. The team at Premium Care Internal Medicine meets these goals by working with you to create and implement a personal wellness plan.
The doctors establish a baseline for your current health during your comprehensive preventive examination. Then they set short- and long-term goals to promote long-term optimal health.
Your plan may include a nutritional evaluation and recommendations, exercise options, stress management techniques, and other lifestyle factors relevant to maintaining optimal health. Once the plan is finalized, your doctor is always available to help if you have questions, face unexpected challenges, or need help sticking with your wellness plan.
What other benefits are available with concierge medicine?
When you have a concierge physician, you have a healthcare partner who helps coordinate all your medical needs. They manage your medications and serve as an advocate as you navigate the complex healthcare system.
Your doctor at Premium Care Internal Medicine oversees your care in the event you require hospitalization. In short, you receive the comprehensive medical services of an internist from a physician who’s available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.