How Can I Use Health IT and eHealth Tools to Manage My Health?
Nearly everything you do to affect your health and the health of your loved ones happens outside of the doctor’s office. Patients and family caregivers today have access to more resources and tools than ever before to enhance personal health and become more involved with their health care.
But finding high quality tools among the thousands of apps, web sites, and devices that meet your needs can be hard. On just one of the leading smart phone platforms, users can download any of 14,000 apps related to health and medicine.
The pages below offer a starting point to finding tools that meet some of the most common needs faced by patients and family caregivers.
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Find Quality Resources
On this page, you’ll find general information about how to judge the tools and resources you find listed here and elsewhere.
Manage Health Conditions
On this page, you’ll find information about tools and resources related to specific health conditions, including pregnancy , diabetes, and heart disease.
Get a Handle on Your Medical Bills
On this page, you’ll find information about using eHealth tools to help you manage and track your spending on medical care.
Access Wellness Resources
On this page, you’ll find information about tools and resources related to help you stay well.
Maintain Your Medical Record
On this page, you’ll find information about the types of health information that employers and insurers may make available to you through eHealth tools, and tools and resources that anyone can access.
Support yourself and your loved ones as a family caregiver
On this page, you’ll find links to resources for family caregivers looking after their parents, spouses, and others.