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Austin Regional Clinic

Medical Home

Coordinated Health Care


Benefits

•  Proactive Scheduling

•  Care Team Coordination

•  Patient Participation

•  Increased Access

•  Nurse Navigators

What is the ARC Medical Home?

The ARC Medical Home is a program that provides a patient-centered model of health care through an organized system of communication and a proactive approach to care. This department within Austin Regional Clinic uses several approaches to accomplish the goal of improved care coordination.

Read more about the ARC Medical Home Program Core Values.

Services Offered

  • hospital transitions service 
  • reminder calls about upcoming or needed appointments
  • coordinated care with other health professionals and services
  • referrals to other specialists and health professionals
  • team support concept for a chronic condition such as asthma, diabetes, or high blood pressure.
  • patient outreach
  • cancer screening

Education

We've teamed up with Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) to offer a FREE Chronic Disease Self-Management Program, a six-week program that teaches older adults, 60 and older, with chronic illnesses the skills needed in the day-to-day management of treatment and to maintain and increase one’s activities.

Using a group setting to give a shared learning experience, the program teaches techniques that will let individuals do the following:

  • Manage Symptoms
  • Incorporate Exercise
  • Monitor Nutrition
  • Talk with Your Doctor
  • Make Informed Treatment Decisions
  • Deal with Emotions
  • Control Stress

This six-week program will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Thursdays from July 19 to August 23, 2018, at ARC Far West Medical Tower.

Click here to register (you'll be redirected to the CAPCOG website). Class size is limited.

Program Administrators

  • Dr. Anas Daghestani  
    ARC CEO
    President, ARC Executive Board
    Medical Director, Population Health and Clinical Quality
  • Lucy Sumner 
    Vice President
    Population Health/Clinical Quality Programs

For more information or to schedule an appointment, discuss with your primary care provider (PCP) or call 512-421-4881.