Medical Records

They’re your records – know what’s in them!

  • Keep a record (like a file or binder) of your medical info (diagnoses, main surgeries or procedures)
  • Have your doctors' phone numbers on hand (better yet, stored in your phone)
  • Keep a written list of your medications
  • Ask your doctor for a copy of your clinic letters
  • Consider getting a Medic-Alert bracelet ( or
  • Your smartphone may have a health app to keep information and records as well.