Dr. Van Pala’s Philosophy: “To understand and treat the patient as a whole, I feel it is critical to not only thoroughly understand the complexities of modern medicine, but also to address the individual as a whole and diagnose and treat the underlying problem.”

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What Sets Us Apart?

NHIIM is a patient-centered, whole-body, wellness center and internal medicine practice devoted to treating each individual patient’s needs and working with each patient, their families, and loved ones to achieve personal healthcare, fitness, and wellness goals. The healthcare providers at NHIIM effectively utilize years of training and higher education to provide superb medical care ranging from routine, annual physical examinations, to treating a cough, or more serious, chronic medical conditions such as COPD, diabetes, and hypertension. NHIIM also promotes the effective management of individualized diet plans and exercise regimens that promote whole-body wellness. The providers at NHIIM focus on treating the patient as a whole with the understanding that

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Simpatico

The providers at NHIIM seek to provide the highest quality healthcare at a reduced cost to you and your family. NHIIM also seeks to immerse all patients in a positive, comfortable healthcare atmosphere and experience. NHIIM empowers patients to become collaborators in their care. NHIIM is simpatico with each patient, working closely with patients and their families to achieve their own personal healthcare and wellness goals. NHIIM helps patients seek health information and knowledge, adhere to treatment plans and medication regimens, participate in shared decision making, use online personal health records, and engage in wellness activities.

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Doctors Who Truly Care

The healthcare providers at NHIIM actively promote a culture of patient engagement and encourage each patient to take charge of their medical wellbeing. We truly care about each of our patients and are committed to keeping our patients healthy and happy. We will work with you, your family members and loved ones, other healthcare providers, and your insurance provider to effectively coordinate and streamline your top-quality medical care. We will take the time to meet with you to create and implement your own personal medical and wellness goals, including helping you log in to your online healthcare EMR portal, drafting and following personalized dietary and exercise plans, and meeting with you and returning your calls as soon as possible and according to your busy schedule. NHIIM is committed to providing the best possible service to you because we truly care about our patients.

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A Team of Caregivers

The providers at NHIIM are devoted to being a part of your caregiving team and communicating sensitively with you and loved ones, listening carefully, showing empathy and instilling hope, respecting your values, culture, choices, and decisions, and understanding the significance of your family and community. As an active member of your personal healthcare team, we look forward to working with you and your other providers to manage your wellness.

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Not Overmedicators

Dr. Van Pala’s Philosophy: “To understand and treat the patient as a whole, I feel it is critical to not only thoroughly understand the complexities of modern medicine, but also to address the individual as a whole and diagnose and treat the underlying problem.” Because the caregivers at NHIIM are committed to treating the patient and providing whole-body wellness, we recognize that the best course of treatment is not to simply quickly and inaccurately diagnose and mask the problem with a prescription. Rather, we devote the time necessary to understand and care for your unique body, providing you a comprehensive diagnosis and healthcare and wellness plan.

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Patient Engagement

NHIIM promotes patient engagement in the provision of healthcare by improving patient experience, advancing population health, and reducing costs. Our goal at NHIIM is to work with you and your loved ones to implement knowledge, skills, ability and willingness to manage your health care, to encourage the culture of healthcare organization that prioritizes and supports patient engagement, and to actively collaborate between you and other healthcare providers to design, manage, and achieve positive health outcomes.