What can I expect from CRM Physicians healthcare providers while under their care in a Skilled Nursing Facility?
Depending on the facility you are in, you can expect to be visited by one of our healthcare providers within a week of admission, with follow-up visits as medically appropriate.
Our healthcare providers start by performing a thorough review of your health history and hospitalization records, if applicable, promoting continuity of care.
Our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to manage your care. We prescribe medications, order appropriate labs and radiologic studies and address acute medical care needs.
We strive to work in conjunction with your Primary Care Physician (PCP) and/or sub-specialist, Physical and Occupational Therapists, Social Workers and Resident Case Managers. On discharge from the Skilled Nursing Facility, we provide communication with your PCP, detailing your skilled nursing stay.
What is the benefit of having CRM Physicians care for me while in a Skilled Nursing Facility?
Our care prevents unnecessary and stressful rehospitalizations and decreases the number of days in the skilled facility
24 hour/day available medical care. The facilities are familiar with our team and so we are easy to reach in a crisis.
Our team is familiar with the nursing facility environment and regulations.
We visit you at the bedside, avoiding the need to transport to your Primary Care Physician
If I have a Primary Care Physician, do I have to be followed by CRM Physicians?
No. However, many Primary Care Physicians appreciate the help managing your care while you are in the Skilled Nursing Facility.