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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Cigna

Doctors in Foundation For Seacoast Health Families

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    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Portsmouth, NH that specialze in Family Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

6 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Foundation For Seacoast Health Families when asked is excellent. Foundation For Seacoast Health Families has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Foundation For Seacoast Health Families as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Foundation For Seacoast Health Families
100 Campus Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Doctors in Foundation For Seacoast Health Families

  • Dr. Jennifer Koop MD

    Family Medicine

    Portsmouth, NH

    4.9
    (7)
  • Dr. Ruth E James MD

    Family Medicine

    Portsmouth, NH

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Allegheny University Of The Health Sciences
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Foundation For Seacoast Health Families. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Family Medicine near Foundation For Seacoast Health Families Portsmouth, NH.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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