The Juniata College Wellness Committee and CoreSource are pleased to introduce you to MyNurse24/7, a nurse phone line and health care information service. This benefit is available to use when you wish 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These benefits replace the previous CareWise program.
MyNurse24/7 provides you with clinical guidance for everyday health issues. It's designed to make your health and medical decisions less frightening and overwhelming. The program can help you understand your options for care, communicate more effectively with health care providers, avoid unnecessary and costly trips to the doctor or hospital ER, and identify emerging conditions before they become acute medical events. MyNurse24/7 is completely voluntary and can help you find answers to any health-related question.
As each of us becomes a better-informed health care consumer, we'll be able to make wiser decisions about our health and medical services. By using MyNurse24/7, you will be more likely to receive the right type of care at the right time, and avoid unnecessary care and costs.
Listed below are the valuable services made available to you through your Juniata College Wellness Committee and CoreSource:
UNLIMITED, TOLL-FREE ACCESS TO MyNurse24/7 NURSES - 24 HOURS A DAY, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK:
By calling 1-866-366-6877, you and your covered dependents can talk one-on-one, with an experienced registered nurse about any health concern.
TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF:
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self Care: an Easy-to-use medical home reference that provides, at-home treatments for over 175 health problems and includes decision charts to quickly explain whether self-care is appropriate, or if you need to see a doctor. This book will be provided at your new employee orientation by the Human Resources department.
The HealthCenter at CoreSource:
This is your online home for all things health. With the HealthCenter, you can:
Take a Health Risk Assessment and get a report showing an assessment of you own overall health
- Develop a secure online Personal Health Record (PHR) to keep track of doctors, prescriptions, tests and other health information for your entire family
- Evaluate your own symptoms and those of family members with the Personal Evaluation System
- Research medical information covering more than 95 percent of the reasons people seek medical advice
- Research hospitals and the cost of treatment with online comparison tools
- Email a nurse by clicking on the MyNurse24/7 button on the left side
The Juniata College Wellness Committee and CoreSource are confident that you will find MyNurse24/7 and The HealthCenter to be a useful service in helping you and your family to make the most appropriate decisions about your health and medical concerns, and get the best possible care.