Creating a Healthier You Building a long-term, ongoing relationship with a Primary Care Provider can result in significant health benefits, including: More accurate diagnoses – A provider who sees you regularly is more likely to notice changes in your health, leading to better diagnoses of any health conditions you make experience. Lower costs – By seeing your provider on a regular basis and contacting them first when you have health concern, you’ll likely have fewer hospital visits. If you are having a medical emergency, dial 911. Staying healthier – Your provider can help you manage any chronic conditions you may have and make personalized treatment plans to improve your health. Trust – A Primary Care Provider who sees you regularly and knows your medical history can make you feel comfortable discussing any medical concerns. Referral to specialists – If you need to see a specialist for your health condition, your provider will be able to refer you to a specialist to fit your unique health care needs. What to Look for in a Primary Care Provider When selecting a Primary Care Provider, select someone who listens to you and makes you feel at ease. When you are sick or need medical attention, you want to be comfortable seeing someone you know and trust and, as well as someone who knows you and your medical history. How to Find a Christie Clinic Primary Care Provider: Visit the provider page. Use the filter feature to select 'yes' for Primary Care Provider. Check the box for ‘Accepting New Patients’. Find a provider and schedule an appointment.