Take control of your hospitalization!
Download the Hospital Day Summary & Hospital Stay Summary! (sorry couldn’t think of more creative titles!)
Use these easy, 1-sheet, fillable forms to take note of the key elements from your time in the hospital.
Share the information with friends, family and your doctor, so you can KEEP GETTING BETTER, after you’ve left the hospital!
No one wants to be in the hospital
The tests, the medications, the different doctors and specialists….it is overwhelming. When you are already feeling horrible, it’s incredible anyone manages to get better!
But, when you have an autoimmune or rheumatic condition, sometimes the hospital is the safest place to be.
How do you make sure you stay on top of what is happening?
How can you ensure your usual doctor knows what tests you had done or what medications you received while in the hospital?
Is there anything you can do to make sure you keep getting better when you leave the hospital and don’t have to go back?
Hospital Day & Hospital Stay Summaries
These are 1-page, simple, fillable forms that anyone can keep at their bedside while in the hospital. Keep track of your symptoms, your specialists, your treatments and your tests.
Keep track of your symptoms
Live Vegas, the hospital can feel like a void. What day is it? Is it day or night? Use these summaries to track your progress.
Keep family & friends up to date
Ever have family ask if you have spoken to the specialist and not be able to answer? Keep track of the day to day happenings so your loved ones can rest assured you are on the right track.
Provide the information your doctor needs
Two thirds of hospital records are useless to your primary care or rheumatologist. These summaries simplify the information your doctor’s need and ensure you keep getting the best care.
Work WITH your hospital healthcare team
Meet Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz
Dr. Ortiz has a unique talent for making the complex, understandable.
She knows how lonely the modern medical system can leave us and the fear & confusion we feel when faced with important medical decisions.
With over 10 years experience in Rheumatology, she has cared for thousands of patients with conditions ranging from complex cases of lupus (SLE) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), to more common, but often misunderstood conditions, such as osteoarthritis (OA) and fibromyalgia.
She is especially interested in the power of lifestyle changes and complimentary therapies and how they can supplement state-of-the-art therapy.
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