top of page
  • Writer's pictureThe Idea Infectors

What is Continuous Care aka Continuum of Care in Healthcare? A Not-So-Boring Guide

Just like you continuously water a plant to nourish and maintain it, continuous care in healthcare means the same.

Oh, continuous care, the healthcare equivalent of a never-ending Netflix binge, but with fewer cliffhangers and more stethoscopes. Let’s dive into this fascinating world without the medical jargon that makes you want to hit the snooze button.

Continuous Care Delivery is like being the ultimate plant parent, nourishing your green buddy from its tiny seedling days all the way to its grand, leafy adulthood. And even when it’s on the verge of becoming compost, you’re still there with the water and sunshine, ensuring it blossoms every single day. That’s dedication! Well, Formis brings you that same level of commitment, but for your health.

Imagine Formis as your healthcare gardeners, always there with the right care, at the right time, so you can bloom in all your glory. Now, who wouldn’t want that?

Continuous Care in Healthcare: The What and the Why

Continuous care is like having a healthcare bestie who’s always there for you, no matter what. They’re the one who knows all your medical history, and they’re always up for a chat about your latest health concerns. They’re also the one who can help you navigate the healthcare system, and make sure you get the care you need.

So if you’re looking for a healthcare confidante, continuous care is the way to go. It’s like having a healthcare marathon partner, who will help you stay on track and reach your health goals.

A healthcare confidante from Formis. Always There, Never Square.

The Benefits of Continuous Care (Or Why It’s Cooler Than Your Average Checkup)

  • No More Playing Healthcare Roulette: With continuous care, you’re not bouncing between doctors who have no idea what the other one said. It’s like having a group chat for your health, but without the annoying notifications. Without continuous care, you might feel like a pinball, bouncing between doctors who don’t know your medical history. Imagine going to one doctor for a sugar fix (diabetes) and another for a knee jiggle (knee pain), and the second one hands you a candy bar as a prescription. Oops! Wrong move, doc!

  • Personalized Care (Yes, They Actually Know Your Name): Continuous care means your healthcare team knows you, understands you, and probably even remembers your dog’s name. It’s healthcare with a personal touch. They’ll tailor your care like a bespoke suit. Got a chronic condition? They’ll whip up a management plan that fits you like those jeans you’ve been eyeing.

  • Prevention Over Cure (Because Who Likes Surprises?): Continuous care focuses on keeping you healthy rather than just treating you when you’re sick. It’s like having a weather forecast for your health.They’ll nag you about regular checkups, eating your veggies, and hitting the gym. But hey, at least they care enough to keep you from turning into a couch potato.

  • Cost-Effective (Because Who Doesn’t Love Saving Money?): Continuous care often leads to early detection and prevention, which can save you money in the long run. It’s like catching a sale every time you shop for your health. Continuous care saves you money, like a Black Friday sale but for your health. Manage that chronic condition, and you’ll avoid hospital visits as often as you avoid your in-laws.

  • A Seamless Experience (No More Deja Vu): Tired of repeating your medical history like a broken record? With continuous care, your doctors are all in sync, like a well-rehearsed boy band. No more repeating yourself; they’ve got the beat.

  • Peace of mind: Imagine a team of healthcare providers holding hands around you, singing Kumbaya (secret to stress fatigue release revealed). That’s the peace of mind continuous care brings. They’re all there, working in harmony to keep you healthy, like a wellness choir.

  • Improved quality of life: Continuous care can help you to manage your health conditions, stay active, and live independently. Got a chronic condition? Your continuous care team will help you live your best life, like a life coach with a stethoscope. They’ll develop a plan that lets you live normally, or as normal as anyone can be these days.

  • Reduced risk of hospitalization: Continuous care can help to reduce the risk of hospitalization by providing preventive care and managing chronic conditions. It is like having a healthcare bodyguard. They’ll make sure you’re taking your meds and getting checkups, so you don’t end up in the hospital. It’s like having a bouncer for your health, keeping the bad stuff out.

So, there you have it, continuous care in a nutshell, or a medical chart, or whatever metaphor works for you. It’s like having a healthcare BFF who’s always there for you, even when you eat that extra slice of cake. With Formis, we’re all about that continuous care life, and we do it with a wink and a smile. Because healthcare doesn’t have to be a drag, right?

Did you know about continuous care in healthcare?

  • Yes. I am currently experiencing it

  • No. This is interesting. I wish to learn more.

The Disadvantages of Not Having Continuous Care (Or Why You Should Care)

The Healthcare Maze: Without continuous care, navigating healthcare is like trying to solve a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded while riding a unicycle on a tightrope. Good luck with that, and may the odds be ever in your favor.

One-Size-Fits-All (And It Never Fits Right): Without continuous care, you might end up with generic care that fits like those one-size-fits-all socks you got as a gag gift. Spoiler alert: They never fit right, and neither does one-size-fits-all healthcare.

Healthcare Whack-a-Mole (It’s Less Fun Than It Sounds): Without continuous care, treating one issue might lead to another popping up unexpectedly, like a never-ending game of whack-a-mole with your health. Spoiler alert: There’s no prize at the end of this game.

Lost in Translation (Literally): Without continuous care, your medical information might get lost between providers, like playing a game of telephone with your health. Last time we checked, “allergic to penicillin” shouldn’t turn into “allergic to penguins.”

Lack of healthcare consumer control: When you do not have continuous care, you may have to see different providers for different needs. This can make it difficult to coordinate your care, and it can also be frustrating if you feel like you are not in control of your own healthcare. For example, if you are seeing a doctor for your diabetes and a therapist for your anxiety, it can be difficult to make sure that both providers are aware of your treatment plan and that they are working together to help you.

Increased risk of errors: When care is not coordinated, there is an increased risk of errors. This is because different providers may not have access to all of your medical information, and they may make decisions based on incomplete information. For example, if you are taking a medication for your heart condition, and you see a different doctor for your knee pain, the second doctor may not be aware of the first medication, and they may prescribe a medication that interacts with it. This could lead to a serious medical emergency.

Increased costs: Continuous care can be more expensive than traditional healthcare. This is because it requires more coordination and communication between providers. It is like ordering the fancy coffee with all the extras. Seeing a doctor, therapist, and nutritionist? Each one bills separately, and suddenly, your healthcare bill looks like a five-star restaurant check.

A 360° Healthcare Confidante at Formis.

The Formis Trifecta Solution aka Hey! Formis: Tired of the healthcare circus? Enter Formis, where continuous care is served with a side of sanity and a sprinkle of style. We’re like the personal stylist of healthcare, making sure everything fits just right. No more mazes, no more games, just personalized care that actually works for you. And, guess what nobody bills you separately ever after Formis translating into an essentially zero cost access to healthcare. — Learn More today at

A Tailored Approach for Different Healthcare Needs — From Healthy High-Fives to Chronic Crusades.

For the Healthy Ones: Continuous care isn’t just for the sick and weary; it’s for the fit and fabulous too! Think of it as your health’s personal trainer or a life-coach, keeping you in tip-top shape. Regular checkups, preventive measures, and maybe even a high-five when you eat a salad instead of a burger. It’s like having a cheerleader for your well-being.

For the Acute Adventurers: Got a sudden illness or injury? Continuous care is like the superhero swooping in to save the day. No need to navigate the healthcare maze; your continuous care team is there with a map, a compass, and a reassuring pat on the back. They’ll guide you through the wilderness of acute care with the grace of a gazelle and the wisdom of a healthcare owl.

For the Chronic Crusaders: Living with a chronic condition? Continuous care is your sidekick, your buddy, your confidante, your healthcare BFF. They’ll tailor a plan that fits you like that favorite pair of jeans you refuse to throw away. They’ll help you manage your condition with the finesse of a master chef, whipping up a recipe for success. And they’ll do it all with a smile, a wink, and maybe even a joke or two.

The Disadvantage of Going Solo: Without continuous care, you’re like a lost kitten in the healthcare wilderness. You might face the confusion of transitional care, stumbling around like trying to dance the tango with two left feet. Or you might end up with generic care that fits as awkwardly as a toddler in dad’s oversized shoes. Either way, it’s a bewildering and uncomfortable situation.

The Formis Twist: Whether you’re thriving in health, facing an acute adventure, or navigating a chronic condition, just say “Hey! Formis.” We’re here, mixing a cocktail of care with a twist of innovation and a splash of excitement. We’re transforming continuous care into a celebration of you, our esteemed “Healthcare Consumer” (because “patient” is so passé, and we never assume you’re under the weather). With Formis, you’re not just part of the healthcare system; you’re the star of a healthcare fiesta that’s all about honoring your unique journey.

The logo is the intellectual property of NHS Scotland; Formis holds no rights to it.

NHS Scotland: A Continuous Care Success Story (Or How to Do Healthcare Right)

NHS Scotland has been rocking the continuous care game. They’ve managed to create a system where healthcare is not just a series of random encounters with people in white coats. It’s a well-coordinated dance, and everyone knows the steps.

They’ve shown that continuous care can lead to better outcomes, happier patients, and probably fewer grey hairs for healthcare providers. It’s like the Beatles of healthcare, a classic hit that never gets old.

Now, if you’re thinking, “This all sounds great, but where can I get some of this continuous care goodness?” Look no further and tap Hey! Formis today.

We’re taking continuous care and adding a dash of fun, a sprinkle of technology, and a whole lot of understanding. With Hey Formis, continuous care is not just a concept; it’s a party, and you’re the guest of honor.

People Living Happily

Conclusion: Continuous Care, It’s Not Just for Healthcare Nerds

Continuous care is more than a healthcare trend; it’s a must-have. It’s like the smartphone of healthcare, and once you’ve experienced it, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

So, if you’re tired of playing healthcare roulette and want a healthcare experience that’s personalized, coordinated, and downright fun, give continuous care a try. And if you want continuous care with a side of humor and a sprinkle of sarcasm, give Formis Health Technologies Private Limited a call.

Because at Formis, we don’t just do healthcare; we do it right; by implementing the fundamental principle correctly that is “BASIC” coupled with Simple, Smart and Human Centered Care technology.

"We are Formis and we are reimagining healthcare delivery."

Ready for a healthcare experience that’s as unique as you are? Don’t miss out. Hop on our waitlist and be amongst the first to explore a healthcare ecosystem that’s simple, yet distinctively tailored just for you.

To get started, all it takes is filling out this short survey form. —

If what we’re articulating resonates with you, if what we’re constructing intrigues you, and if what we’re developing inspires you, then don’t hold back. Like us, share us, and subscribe.

It’s not just a click; it’s a catalyst that enables us to reach more people and amplify our message. And let’s be clear: this doesn’t cost you a dime.

To learn more about Formis, visit or

Stay connected with us on social media to get a firsthand look at the innovations we’re driving and the impact we’re making.

SAY HEY! TO FORMISABLES ON SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS follow the links.  Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | LinkedIn | Showcase | Medium