The Pediatric Medical Home Clinic
The Pediatric Medical Home Clinic is located on the 3rd floor inside of the Major General William H. Gourley VA-DoD Outpatient Clinic. It can be reached by taking the Highway 1 exit Lightfighter Drive, turn left on 2nd Avenue, turn left on Divarty Street, then turn right at 1st Avenue.
The Pediatric Medical Home Clinic is a Patient Centered Medical Home. The Army Medical Home is designed around one core principle: Putting patients first. The Army Medical Home is Army Medicine’s gateway to influence the “life space” where patients make decisions on the key determinants of health and wellness – sleep, activity, and nutrition (That is, the Performance Triad).
The Hallmark of Patient Centered Medical Home is enhanced continuity of care with a focus on prevention.
Pediatric patients are partnered with a specific team that include their Primary Care Manager (PCM), two-three other credentialed providers, a registered nurse and several Licensed Practical Nurses or medics. If your PCM is not available, you may be scheduled with another provider on your team to enhance continuity of care.
Patients will not lose their current PCM, but will gain the expertise and knowledge of a coordinated medical team familiar with their individual needs, allowing for increased access to care and a proactive approach to health care. This Team will form a partnership with you to provide improved access, coordinate needed services, answer your questions, and ensure that you get the care that you need.
The Pediatric Clinic provides exceptional care to the Presidio of Monterey pediatric population with primary pediatric care needs ranging from acute visits to well visits, immunizations and overseas screenings. Procedures include: incisions and drainage, laceration care, nebulizer therapy, oxygen administration, silver nitrate cauterization, skin cryotherapy, splinting, suture removal, and urinary catheterization.
Patients that require care after hours have the follow options:
- Proceed directly to the emergency room, or dial 911 for life threatening emergencies.
- Visit the local Urgent Care clinics for acute issues.
- Call the Nurse Advice Line (800) TRICARE or (1-874-2273) Option 1.