Our primary care staff members provide adults with continuing care in times of sickness and health. Members of our team, including board-certified primary care physicians, resident physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners, provide
The department-wide use of computerized information systems enhances the quality of care and increases patient safety by eliminating hand-written charts and prescriptions. The technology allows physicians and other care providers to record medical notes, access laboratory and radiology results, and order prescriptions electronically.
High quality. That's the top reason people choose Lahey for their primary care. And, even though primary care is the busiest service at Lahey Hospital and Medical Centers, each of our patients is still given the personalized attention and treatment needed in the delivery of exceptional quality care.Our primary care physicians have expertise in dealing with diverse medical problems. Working in health care teams with nurse practitioners and physician assistants, they establish ongoing relationships with patients, allowing them to gain insight into their individual needs. They promote healthy living through screenings to prevent disease as well as careful management of chronic conditions. Backed by a full range of medical specialists, our primary care physicians provide comprehensive, coordinated care. Lahey has consistently exceeded the national 90th percentile in HEDIS (Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set) measures-the most widely used performance measurement tool in health care. Lahey's adult primary care providers achieved high marks for screening for breast, cervical and colon cancer, care of patients with diabetes and care of patients with depression.