Primary care providers serve as the frontline player in our delivery of care. They are the first contact for our patients, providing the level of touch that every patient deserves. Present in all neighborhoods of our communities, they are the gatekeepers of the health of our patients. Oculus serves as an extension of primary care, supporting primary care providers with interdisciplinary care teams, Care Centers, and Extensivists for advanced patient care and chronic disease management.
Extensivists and Case Management play a big part in our care coordination. Oculus Extensivists serve a unique role of caring for patients across multiple settings, serving as an extension of the role of the Primary Care Provider during and after hospitalization to ensure sustained care. They coordinate with PCPs and Oculus staff so patients don’t fall through the cracks of a complicated healthcare system.
Case Management teams coordinate care across all parties including providers, hospitals, long-term care, and specialists, taking ownership at the point of admission, ensuring that patients receive a high standard of care and that conditions are properly managed. By asking the right questions, Case Management helps realize the full potential of cooperation between a wide range of caregivers.