Bickford Health Associates and the office of Ted Herwig MD are two private practices under one roof. We treat patients 14 years of age and older. We offer comprehensive primary care, which includes health maintenance, sick visits, updating of immunizations, pre-operative clearance for patients of the practice, well woman’s health care and many other services to our patients.
We belong to a Local Care Organization called Cape Physicians LLC. This is a group of over 40 primary care providers in the Mid-Cape area who meet regularly regarding the group’s managed care patients. This group is affiliated with the larger organization, New England Quality Care Alliance. NEQCA is a practice management organization that assists it’s LCO members in “navigating the waters” of the changing landscape in the provision of health care.
We enjoy a special community affiliation with Cape Cod Hospital. Patients of our practice, who require admission, are admitted by specialists at CCH known as Hospitalists. This allows patients to have access to specialty acute care twenty-four hours a day. Our practice is linked electronically with the CCH electronic medical records system. Patient information, while either inpatient or outpatient at CCH, is readily accessible at the touch of a fingertip.
We also have a direct link to Tufts Medical Center as a member of the NEQCA. We have direct access to all the Tufts specialists by a dedicated nurse liason and value that relationship for patients in our practice who need a tertiary hospital setting in Boston.
Jeffrey Martens MD, Board Certified Physician in Internal Medicine, and Kay O’Keeffe NP, a Board Certified Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner, attend patients in a skilled nursing facility called Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation at Eagle Pond in South Dennis (508 385-6034). They see patients in both the short-term and long-term units.For more information please feel free to contact them at our office (508) 362-1600.