A Trip to the Hospital What should you take? Make sure the patient has the following with them when they go to the hospital: Insurance cards Picture ID or driver's license Personal health summary Numbers of all doctors patient has seen List of medications/amounts A copy of the Healthcare Power of Attorney document outlining … Continue reading May 2011 – A Trip to the Hospital
Advancing age signals changes on many levels If you ask a younger person what happens during aging, they have no idea. They may describe graying of hair or wrinkling of skin. Aging isa very personal experience. Not everyone ages the same and not every organ in the body will age the same. Some people may … Continue reading What Happens During Aging?
The importance of managing your personal health record cannot be emphasized enough. If there is a health crisis and a patient goes to an emergency room, the doctors do not have access to your personal health information. They could administer drugs to which a person is allergic or refuse to provide care without the proper … Continue reading Manage Your Personal Health Record