How might I get controlled medications from my primary care provider?
Once your primary care provider has received the visit note from your psychiatrist recommending these medications be prescribed for you, you can call your primary care provider’s office and see if they will call those medications into your pharmacy for you to pick up. Your primary care provider may want you to schedule and come in for a visit with them first before they will prescribe these medications in some cases. In other cases, you may find that your primary care provider does not want to work collaboratively and does not agree to help you in this way. Should this be the case, one option is to consider finding a primary care provider who believes in collaborative care, wants to see that you get the help you need, and is willing to be part of this safe and thoughtful process.
A lot of questions can come with receiving a diabetes diagnosis at any age. But remember, there are many resources available to help you manage your condition. Thanks to the increasing popularity of digital healthcare, it is now easier than ever to book an appointment that works with your schedule, allowing you to stay on top of your health with continuous care. Set up a virtual visit for online diabetes treatment today.
Health screenings can give you a snapshot of what’s happening inside your body at a given time and can provide additional pieces of information on the state of your health. While doctors can help keep patients on track and up to date with their health screenings, it's also important that patients are empowered to play an active role in their healthcare and can advocate for the tests and screenings they need.
You woke up with a red gooey eye. Or you have a fever, cough, and feel very tired. Or maybe you simply want an expert to answer some medical questions for you. If you can’t get an appointment with your primary care physician (PCP) for 2 weeks, what can you do? Is a telehealth appointment safe? Will you get good care?
If you've never had an online psychiatry visit before, you might have some questions about how the process works. Dr. Churi, Amwell’s staff psychiatrist, shares answers and helpful information about telepsychiatry.