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Web Resources for Medical Information
Click on the links below for a listing of websites where health information may be gathered.
- Choosing Wisely
- US Department of Health & Human Services National Institute of Health
- Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality Patient Pages
- AHRQ Effective Healthcare – Patient Guides
- Mayo Clinic
- Family Doctor
- Healthy Children
Preparing for a Colonoscopy:
PCHC providers follow US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) evidence-based guidelines when making decisions on your health care. We also track information on Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart/Stroke to ensure you receive the highest quality of care and treatment. Click on the links below to learn more…
- COPD (GOLD Guidelines)
- American Diabetes Association
- High Blood Pressure (JNC 8 Guidelines)
We provide language interpreting services for persons not fluent in english, as well as sign language, interpreting, and other services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. These services are provided by Penobscot Community Health Care free of charge.
We also offer diabetes management services, nutrition counseling, and mental health groups, which all provide education to patients on certain diseases and conditions. Ask your primary care provider if you are interested in receiving any of these services.
LGBTQ Patient Resources
Did you know that PCHC participates in the Healthcare Equality Index, an annual survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation? PCHC earned top marks for its treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender patients. Read the report.
Looking for some healthy recipes, meal planning tips, or tips on heart healthy eating. Click on the links below to learn more.