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Internal Medicine Clinic


Department of Medicine
Internal Medicine Clinic
Ground Floor, Room 1310
Evans Army Community Hospital, BLDG 7500
1650 Cochrane Circle
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Business hours
Monday-Friday 7:50 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Federal Holidays and Selected Training Holidays

Contact information – Phone: 719-526-7160, Fax: 719-526-4903

Directions
The Internal Medicine Clinic is located on the ground floor of the main hospital. Patients should park in the “A” parking lot (red signs) on the west side of the hospital; enter the main west entrance and walk past the patient advocacy office. The Internal Medicine Clinic will be on the ground floor across from the Main Pharmacy

About
Our patients are at the forefront of a healthcare revolution in primary care. Our vision is to proactively improve your health through the patient-centered care provided by our medical home staff.

Primary services
We provide routine and preventive care, including those needing geriatric services consultative services for patients with complex medical conditions, inpatient care, and acute care. We have a pain team meeting every Wednesday morning to assist patients with chronic severe pain.

Who can be seen here?
Active Duty military, Tricare Prime, TRICARE Plus, TRICARE for Life

Walk-in Services
Walk-in Services are provided for National Guard and other active duty who are TDY or just PCSed to Fort Carson.

Commonly asked Questions and Answers
What can I expect at my appointment?
• The time during your appointment can go very fast so come prepared with a list of priorities to go over with your provider.

What if I have more than one problem?
• Your provider can go over your problems, but you need to prioritize them so you get the most important answers first. Generally speaking, you can plan the following during a 20 minute appointment:
o 1 complex problem or
o 2 simple problems or
o 3 or 4 chronic problems

What should I do before I come?
• If you see any other providers in between your visits here, please bring information from those appointments
• Check your medications to see if you need refills
• Make a list of all medications you take…that includes over-the-counter medications, supplements and herbs.
• Get your lab tests done in advance so your provider has the information at your visit.

My provider wrote a referral for me and I haven’t heard anything.
• You can look up your referral information on TRICARE on line
• You can call UnitedHealth care
• You can call the care line and ask them about your referral. They will send a message to the provider asking the status of the referral. One of the clinic nurses will get back to you as soon as possible

Other
To make an appointment or refill your medication, call 719-524-CARE (2273) or online 24/7 at Tricareonline.com


 

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Last Modified 14 January, 2015