Learning to live with a chronic condition is not always easy. MedStar Visiting Nurse Association aims to give you the tools and information you need to live safely and independently at home. We created this section of our website to give patients and caregivers information and tools to help them control and care for their chronic health conditions.
Follow these links for educational information and resources on the following conditions and health needs.
- [email protected]: Our blog dedicated to coverage of news, trends and caregiving questions. Written by home healthcare professionals, [email protected] is designed to aid and help answer your caregiving questions.
- Fall Prevention
- Alzheimer’s and Dementia Support
- My [email protected] Program
- Heart Failure
- Managing Your Medicines
- Prevent UTI for patients with a catheter (PDF)
- Educational Videos
- Sepsis: When an Infection Turns Deadly
These tools and resources are meant for informational purposes only. They should not be used instead of professional medical care. The content is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have a chronic condition or health issue, please seek professional medical attention.
Please keep in mind that medical information changes rapidly. We do our best to make sure our educational materials are up-to-date, but we cannot make any guarantees.
Patients and Caregivers
There are a lot of things about home healthcare that you may want to know. To start, did you know that companies, like MedStar Visiting Nurse Association, send nurses, therapists and nursing assistants right to your home? We know that people prefer to heal in the comfort of their own homes. We can send the support you need to make it happen. Medical experts will visit your home a few times a week, for about an hour. They will check on your health status and assist with your medical needs. Our experts work closely with your doctor to make sure you are recovering and living safely at home.
For additional information, refer to the pages below:
- Services Available
- What to Expect from Home Healthcare
- Home Health Care FAQs
- Top 10 Reasons to Choose Home Care
Medical Records Requests
Patients requesting billing or medical records please complete this Medical Record Release Authorization form.
Caregivers requesting medical records on behalf of the patient must be designated as the patient’s official power of attorney (POA). The POA should complete the Medical Record Release Authorization form and must provide the signed POA form.
- Send the completed and signed release request, along with the POA form (if applicable) to [email protected] or mail the request to:
MedStar VNA, Central Maryland Agency
5233 King Avenue
Rosedale, MD 21237
Attorneys, physician offices, insurance companies, etc. may e-mail their medical records requests along with a signed patient Medical Release Authorization to [email protected]. An agent will be in touch with you if further information is needed.
To find out more about our home healthcare services, call: 800-862-2166 or fax: 888-862-6082.
MedStar VNA Services At a Glance
Would you like an overview of the services offered by MedStar VNA?
What to Expect from Home Health Care
Watch this video to learn more about the home healthcare services MedStar VNA provides and how one may qualify for home care.