Primary Care

Holistic Health: Promoting Wellness in Body, Mind and Spirit

You might expect your health care provider to recommend taking aspirin if you experience semi-regular headaches with no identifiable cause. But at Emory Healthcare, many of our primary care providers (PCPs) offer a more...

5 Ways to Reduce or Even Reverse Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 37 million Americans have diabetes – and more than 7 million of them do not know they have it. So it’s possible...

Medicare Open Enrollment Can Be Confusing, Emory Healthcare Has Resources to Help

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) occurs every year from October 15 through December 7. The Medicare AEP allows Medicare recipients to enroll or change their Medicare coverage. Choosing a Medicare plan has a...

Primary Care Focused on Women’s Health—A Prescription for Your Well-Being

Women have unique health care needs. But it’s more than having different anatomy, more than needs related to giving birth or experiencing menopause. The truth is certain medical conditions that affect both men and...

Primary Care from a Geriatric Specialist: Meeting the Needs of Older Adults

As we age, our health is likely to change. Our senses, mobility and short-term memory may decline. And most of us will have at least one chronic health condition. In fact, the National Council...

Things Every Senior Should Discuss With Their Doctor

One important way to maintain good health while aging is to create an open and honest relationship with your doctor. Sharing with your doctor what is important to you while also addressing your physical...

New Electronic Medical Records System Epic Launches October 1, 2022

Emory Healthcare is moving to a new electronic medical records system called Epic this fall, an important change for both our hospitals and clinics and our patients. Emory Healthcare will move to Epic’s comprehensive...

Primary Care Providers: Your Partners in Chronic Disease Management

About 60% of Americans live with a chronic disease. These conditions, which include diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and many others, typically can’t be cured, but they can be effectively managed. And...

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