Family Medicine

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Description

Family medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family. It is a specialty in breadth that integrates the biological, clinical, and behavioral sciences. The scope of family medicine encompasses all ages, both sexes, each organ system, and every disease entity.

Workflow Example

  1. TBD

Known Issues

  1. Communication and sharing of the chart within & outside the practice.
  2. Diverse health maintenance and chronic disease management needs.
  3. Management of orders, procedures, prescriptions, lab results.
  4. Large amount of time spent on administrative functions.


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