One of the best things you can do for yourself is to take an active role in your health care. This means learning about your health, participating in decision making, and following the treatment plan you have developed with your healthcare team. Research shows that patients who do this have better health outcomes and are more satisfied with their care.
Pharmacy Section: Provides tools to help you keep track your medications
Talking with your Doctor: This site shares suggestions on how to make best use of the time you spend with your provider (MedlinePlus)
Hablando con su doctor: This site shares suggestions on how to make best use of the time you spend with your provider (MedlinePlus) (en Español)
Tips for Taking Medications Safely (HHS Video)
6 tips to Avoid Medication Mistakes: This site offers helpful tips on how you can avoid possible medication mistakes (FDA)
Updated May 20, 2019