Integrated Care represents the pinnacle of patient-centered care in Mesa, embracing a team approach to ensure the highest quality outcomes. This model brings together an array of health services—doctors, medical assistants, nurse practitioners, dietitians, behavioral health consultants, and care coordinators—all collaborating in unison during a single visit. This synergy enhances patient health outcomes by combining expertise from various healthcare disciplines.

Every member of the care team in Mesa contributes a distinct perspective to the patient’s health journey, harmonizing their insights with the primary care provider’s strategy. This collaborative effort ensures that the patient’s needs and preferences remain central to their care plan, offering a comprehensive, holistic approach to health and wellness. Integrated Care in Mesa goes beyond the sum of its parts, creating a cohesive health experience where communication and collaboration lead to better health outcomes, greater patient satisfaction, and a more personalized approach to healthcare. It’s about breaking down barriers between different healthcare domains, ensuring seamless care transitions, and fostering an environment where every patient feels supported and understood in their health journey.

This model of care underscores Adelante Healthcare’s commitment to pioneering innovative healthcare solutions in Mesa, ensuring every patient benefits from a care experience tailored to their unique health needs and life circumstances. Through Integrated Care, we’re setting new standards for excellence in healthcare, prioritizing the well-being of our community members at every turn.

Our integrated care team includes:

  • Primary Care Provider
  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Dietitians
  • Behavorial Health Consultants
  • Integrated Care Coordinators

Whether you’re managing preexisting conditions, seeking routine check-ups, or pursuing wellness goals, take action now—call or visit Adelante Healthcare for comprehensive care in Mesa.

Dietician FAQs

What happens during my first visit with a dietitian?

Your first visit is like a Get To Know Me visit. Your dietitian will ask you questions about your diet and/or past dieting experiences, work/home schedule, previous medical conditions, and much more. We learn about you so we can give more personalized recommendations that suit your needs and lifestyle 

How long will my appointment with the dietitian take?

Most appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes. The length of the appointment depends on your needs and questions that come up during your session. If you don’t take the full 30 minutes, that fine. If you and your dietitian have the time to talk for more than 30 minutes, that’s fine too! You can also request to schedule more time with your dietitian while you are planning your appointment.  

How often should I meet with my dietitian?

This varies for everyone. If you feel you do better with more support- your dietitian can meet with you more often. On the other hand, you may only want to meet once every 3 months to follow-up on your goals. You and your dietitian can decide on your meeting frequency during your appointment.  

Can I get a meal plan?

As helpful as meal plans are, they can feel a little restrictive. Your dietitian will work with you on understanding how to balance your nutrients, so you have flexibility with your diet and can still reach your goals.  

What fruits can I eat and what fruits do I need to avoid?

All fruits offer different vitamins and minerals that can benefit our bodiesGenerally, it’s important to change up the fruit in your diet to help you meet your nutrient requirements for the day. All fruits can fit into a healthy diet. Learn more about fruit and other food groups by speaking with a dietitian.  

Is sugar-free soda unhealthier than regular soda?

Depending on your health goals, choosing sugar-free soda or other sugar-free drinks can be helpful in lowering total daily calories and/or blood sugar. Choosing drinks that offer vitamins and minerals without extra calories and sugar will be your best options.   

Are carbs bad? Should I avoid them?

Carbs, short for carbohydrates, are of the 3 big nutrients our bodies need daily. Carbs give you energy and offer a variety of nutrients like fiber and vitamins. Choosing mindful portions of carbs that are higher in fiber will give you the most health benefits. 

Behavioral Health Consultant FAQs

What does a Behavioral Health Consultant do?

Behavioral Health Consultants are professionals who assist patients with their biological, psychological, and social needs. The Behavioral Health Consultants are a part of your integrated care team. Behavioral Health Consultants work with the team to help guide a patient to achieve their desired goals and help improve their overall health.

What occurs during our consult?

During your consultation you will have a discussion with the Behavioral Health Consultant on ways to improve your physical and mental health. This can be done through identifying any barriers to achieving whole health and solutions to overcome them.

How long are the consults?

Consultations with a Behavioral Health Consultant can range anywhere from 10-30 minutes.

How often can I meet with the Behavioral Health Consultant?

You can meet with the Behavioral Health Consultant on multiple occasions dependent upon your needs. These appointments are not to be confused with therapy sessions.

Is the Behavioral Health Consultant my therapist or case manager?

The Behavioral Health Consultant does not take the place of a mental health therapist or case manager. The Behavioral Health Consultant can assist a patient with their presenting mental and behavioral health needs utilizing solution-focused treatment and brief interventions.

Can I request to speak to a Behavioral Health Consultant?

Upon your appointment, you can request to meet with a Behavioral Health Consultant. You can notify the medical assistant or your provider of this request.

Is this confidential?

Your visits are confidential and HIPAA compliant. As an integrated care team, information about your plan of care, follow-ups, or points of concern are shared with your medical professionals.

Meet Your Integrated Care Team

Primary Care Provider

Our board certified providers are trained to prevent, diagnose, and treat a broad range of illnesses and injuries by delivering comprehensive care tailored to individual needs. Your primary care providers plays a pivotal role in ensuring long-term health outcomes and enhancing quality of life.

Registered Dietitian

Our Registered Dietitians (RD's) build relationships through motivational interviewing to accurately assess and educate patients on nutrition for their individual health needs. They provide support and ideas for nutrition challenges, making diet changes, and accomplishing behavior change goals. As part of the integrated care team they connect patients to community resources and set SMART goals for tracking progress with follow-up sessions.

Behavioral Health Consultant

Our Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC's) provide support for daily life challenges, addressing behaviors, habits, medical diagnoses, and stressors. Our Behavioral Health Consultants offer brief solutions focused on interventions to promote positive outcomes and reduce maladaptive symptoms impacting health.

Integrated Care Coordinator

Our Integrated Care Coordinators facilitate comprehensive patient care by coordinating Behavioral Health, Dietitians, and the medical team to support individualized needs for each patient. Care coordinators support with needs such as community resources, transportation, referrals to other care organizations, and Specialty Behavioral Health services.

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