Monthly Archives November 2013

Clinics Boost PAs in Response to Patient Influx

PAsConnect.org CBS’ “This Morning” show recently looked at how physicians are planning for the increased patient load due to the Affordable Care Act. Metro Immediate & Primary Care in Washington, D.C., is planning ahead for an influx of new patients by doubling their medical staff with PAs. CBS reporter Wyatt Andrews said that the need for PAs will be critical as the number of new patients rises faster than the number of new doctors. And Metro Immediate & Primary Care President Christopher Timm says that PAs will be valuable to coordinating patient care in addition to practicing medicine in light of a shortage
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Metro Care Responds to Upcoming Affordable Care Act Implementation

In response to the upcoming implementation of the Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA or Obamacare, we at Metro Immediate & Primary Care want you to know we are well-equipped and ready for the changes set to take place January 1st, 2014. At Metro Care, we offer state-of-the-art medical facilities and board-certified physicians trained to receive patients from acute to severe, as well as, short to long-term medical concerns. In addition, we are currently increasing our staff members, including Physicians Assistants to better accommodate the volume we expect to gain from the ACA.  And, most importantly, we already accept most major
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New Metro Care Location Coming Soon!

With the influx of new patients brought about by the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Metro Immediate & Primary Care is working on expanding locations to better serve you and your community. The new Metro Care facility will be located at 6323 Georgia Avenue Northwest in Washington, D.C., just 1 mile from the Takoma Metro Station, with focus on serving the communities of Crestwood, Brightwood, Takoma Park, Shepard’s Park, Colonial Village and Piney Branch. As with all of the Metro Care locations, the new Georgia Avenue NW facility welcomes the surrounding community with non-emergent health services and access to
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Meet the designer of our studio locations, Dave Rosenberg

Modeled after Metro Immediate and Primary Care’s other innovative facilities, the new Georgia Avenue location will also feature similar modern aesthetics designed by D.C. local architectural designer David Rosenberg of Rosenberg Associates. Rosenberg Associates have been credited for the architectural design of several other notable D.C. spaces such as the popular Mintwood Restaurant in Adam’s Morgan, Flash Nightclub and PR @ Partners salon in Tyson’s Corner. Peek the latest design of Metro’s D.C. Capitol Hill/Lst NE location: The latest design of Silver Spring location:
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Did You Know?

Eating even a small breakfast before the big Thanksgiving meal can give you more control over your appetite come feasting time? You will make better choices in portion control and carb loading with a little protein and fiber already in your system. Try a hard-boiled egg or a bowl of oatmeal to keep your waistline in check on November 28th.   From all of us at Metro Care, we wish you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!
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