NHN Patient Resource Library

GENERAL HEALTH, PREVENTION AND SCREENING

Nebraska Health Network offers a number of educational resources to help you proactively manage your health.

Women's Health Brochure

This resource highlights the importance of breast and cervical cancer screenings and provides a "guide through the ages" to help you identify which screenings are most important based on your age.

Colorectal Screening Guide

This resource reviews the screening options available for colorectal cancer and which methodology is best for you based on your symptoms, family history and overall needs. Available in English and Spanish.

Daily Self Check Series

The NHN Daily Self Check Series guides patients on understanding their condition. At-a-glance, patients can see whether they are in the Green, Yellow or Red Zone and what the recommended next steps are.

Resources in the Daily Self Check series are available in English and Spanish and include: 

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension

Why am I sick? Virus or Bacteria

When you don't feel well, your top focus is getting better fast. Depending on your illness, taking an antibiotic may be just what you think you need to begin the healing process. Learn more about viruses and bacterial infections and when an antibiotic is most appropriate. 

Determining What Level of Care is Best for Your Needs: A Guide to Care Options

When you need medical assistance, it can be difficult to know where to go. These NHN patient resources addresses some common symptoms that you may experience, and which level of care is most appropriate for you including primary care, urgent care or a trip to the emergency department. 

Medication Log

This pocket-size resource will help you accurately track your medications, provider information and medical history.

Choosing a Provider: Resources for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have a number of resources to help Medicare beneficiaries select their primary clinician through a process called Voluntary Alignment.
 
CMS defines a primary clinician as the individual that a beneficiary wants to coordinate their overall care, regardless of where they choose to get services. By selecting the clinician online, CMS explains if you are a Medicare beneficiary, your doctor may have greater access to tools and services to help guide your care.
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