A primary care provider is the first contact to meet your health care needs. Primary care physicians provide preventive health services and basic or initial diagnosis and treatment. When other specialists need to be involved, primary care providers coordinate your care among the various specialties.
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Family Medicine is based on knowledge of the patient in the context of the family and the community, emphasizing disease prevention and health promotion.
Primary care that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.
Acute care is a branch of secondary health care where a patient receives active but short-term treatment for a severe injury or episode of illness, an urgent medical condition, or during recovery from surgery. In medical terms, care for acute health conditions is the opposite from chronic care, or longer term care.
Chronic care refers to medical care which addresses pre-existing or long term illness, as opposed to acute care which is concerned with short term or severe illness of brief duration. Chronic medical conditions include asthma, diabetes, emphysema, chronic bronchitis, congestive heart disease, cirrhosis of the liver, hypertension, COPD, depression and anxiety, back pain, arthritis, and thyroid dysfunction in addition to others.
Medication Program Services
At ANHC we endeavor to ensure prescription drug consumers receive healthier medications at lower prices.
All blood draws and many diagnostic laboratory tests are completed on site for client convenience and improved medical service.
Immunizations: A full range of all the vaccines and immunizations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are available at ANHC.
Appointments with a professional, certified counselor are available on site at ANHC.