How do you keep track of your health information? Having lived in a dozen different places during the past decade, I've lost track of all of the doctors and specialists I have seen. Realizing as I filled a prescription that Walgreens still remembers things about me from college that I had forgotten, I want to get organized.
Found this 2008 question on AskMe
, (and, to some extent, this
) and am looking for updates.
My old system was to shove everything into a folder. But I now have a folder at my parents, a scanned copy of a folder when I made a move, and a half filled folder here, and I can never seem to find anything. Digital seems to be preferable. Maybe Microsoft HealthVault, since Google Health is dead?
My goals are to:
- Keep track of vaccinations, so next time I travel I don't have to scratch my head as to when I got what vaccine, and whether I am up to date
- Keep track of what doctors I have seen and for what
- Keep track of current/past prescriptions
- Bonus: keep track of general family history (I have almost a dozen biological aunts/uncles, and many many many cousins
What are your best practices?