A Doctor in the Palm of Your Hand

symptom checker appHave you ever found yourself looking online to find out what type of illness you may have? Oftentimes these stray searches on the internet end in stress, and could cause you to think your injury or illness is much worse than it really is. Simplify your life and relieve the stress of not knowing what could be wrong with that sore knee of yours by downloading Health eCheck, a free symptom checker app from UMass Memorial Health Care.

Need first aid support? Want to learn more about your child’s earache? Think you may have a tick bite? We’ve got you covered. How long should you wait to call the pediatrician for vomiting? Does your husband’s wound look like it’s not healing? We’ll help you get your family back on track. Use our app to discover why you are in pain or feeling sick, find out possible treatments, and learn when your symptoms warrant a call to the doctor or a visit to the emergency department or urgent care center.

Identifying Your/Your Child’s Ailment

  1. Where’s the pain? – Use the body area index to select which area of your body that feels ill or is experiencing pain.
  2. Identify Pain – Choose from the list of selections the type of pain or problem you are experiencing in that area.
  3. Treatment – From there you can find out if your symptoms require you to go to the ER/urgent care center, see your doctor or treat the ailment at home.

And There’s More

  • Symptom checker – Search your symptoms through the database to find out what may be the cause of your ailment and ways to treat it.
  • Links you to your patient portal – Go directly to your portal page to request appointments, renew your prescriptions and manage your health records.
  • Medication dosage chart for adults and children – Never wonder how much medicine you need to give your child. Use the dosage chart for clear directions on use of medication for yourself and your children.
  • List of your medications – Have an easy-to-access list of all your current and past medications.
  • Emergency Access – Get direct access to 9-1-1 and find a list of the nearest hospitals and urgent care facilities.

Health eCheck can be found in the Apple Store or Google Play to have 24/7 care information in the palm of your hand.

  4 comments for “A Doctor in the Palm of Your Hand

  1. Irene Dumais
    December 15, 2016 at 1:20 pm

    Looking forward to the 2017 calendar

  2. Elvira
    December 7, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    How can I receive the 2017 Simply Slow Cookin’ calendar

  3. Cobb, Donna
    December 6, 2016 at 4:12 pm

    How can I receive the 2017 Simply Slow Cookin’ calendar?

    • December 7, 2016 at 9:48 am

      We’ll be posting details shortly. Thanks for asking and glad you are looking forward to getting it.

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