Primary Care is a term used for the activity of a health care provider who acts as a first point of consultation for all patients. Continuity of care is also a key characteristic of primary care. Primary care is an important form of health access for patients. Primary care involves the widest scope of health care including all ages of patients, patients of all socioeconomic and geographic origins, patients seeking to maintain optimal health, and patients with multiple chronic diseases.
More information about Primary Care physicians on the Medical Staff of Chester County Hospital can be found in the following specialties:
Family Medicine is the medical specialty which provides continuing, comprehensive health care for the individual and family (what used to be known as "General Practitioners").
Internal medicine is a medical specialty devoted to a broad array of health and medical needs for adults.