The supplier of services of health that will carry out the treatment by HIV is a very important person in the life of the patient in the long term. For that reason it must be somebody that is pleasant for the patient, who generates confidence and is mutual respect but mainly that the patient feels that it is possible to be communicated abiertamente with this. Like in any near relation, first that indicated and the patient do not have to worry or perhaps to be scared to look for. Here there are some questions that are due to do at the time of realising the selection of a supplier of services of health: 1. It is covered by the health plan? , this question usually is solved by an assistant of the office or somebody in the company supplier of services of health. 2. How much experience has? How one stays updated in the advances in the subject? These questions can be you inconvenience, but only somebody as very to little it responds them experience of evasive or defensive way. An approximated idea of whichever patients is due to have had or has under its care and as it stays updated in new advances in the investigations of HIV.
3. It will be the primary supplier or it will only act like adviser? To whom one is due to contact first in case of a emergencia? The answer to this question can depend on the patient, the supplier or the insurer, but it is important to clarify it as rapidly as possible. 4. Whereupon frequency will be the visits to the doctor? the laboratory tests are made the same day of the consultation before or? Either it is well, but to have the results of laboratory previously available, they cause that the consultation is more productive. 5.
How it is contacted in case of emergencias, problems or doubts? Some suppliers use the electronic mail to communicate with the patients, others count on lines of telephone in labor hours, or, count on professional, internal nurses or attending doctors for the primary contact. It is important to know to whom to contact when the supplier is not on watch. 6. Where to go in case of requiring hospitalization? Some create that a good supplier will be affiliate to a good hospital, but this often is not the case. It is necessary to assure that the patient is in agreement with the hospital to which can go.