Uptodate Women Care.
Telephone Calls - During Office Hour: Try to call with routine questions during our regular office hours. When calling with a problem or question, describe the situation in detail to our staff. This will help the doctor determine the nature of the problem and respond quickly and accurately to your request. Either a staff member or doctor will return your call as soon as possible depending on the nature of urgency of your problem. Unless the situation is very urgent or an emergency, calls will usually be returned during lunch or after the last patient appointment of the day; please make sure you leave a reliable number where you can be reached at these times.
Bleeding similar to a period.
Severe abdominal pain.
Severe headache that isn't relieved with Tylenol.
Severe nausea and vomiting with inability to hold down food or water for longer than 24 hours.
Fever greater than 101 °F (38.33 °C).
Emergency Care and Calls Outside Office Hour are restricted to established/registered OB Patients and recently operated established/registered Gyne Patients only. If you are an established OB patient of UpToDate Healthcare for Women then please limit after-hour calls to urgent and emergency needs only but not limited to 5 symptoms given above. If you feel and think that your situation needs urgent medical attention; call our office at 847.466.7260 to reach our 24/7 answering service. Answering Service contacts the doctor on call immediately upon brief call screening and determination of medical necessity. Once Answering Service advise you to hang up please do so promptly and allow for receiving a call back from Answering Service during next 3-15 minutes. Answering Service will contact your physician and call you back immediately after getting hold of your Doctor. IMPORTANT: If your given contact number is not able to receive a call back from Answering Service you will not be connected to your Doctor for emergency/urgent nature calls.
Use patient fusion (either of above two hot links) to access your health information, anytime:
- Upcoming appointments
- Existing medications
- Lab orders, diagnoses and more
Don't have access? Call our office during office hours; reception desk staff will help enroll you in your PHR (personal health record).
In order to check your health records first time using your computer, you will need a PIN from your doctor's office to enable a secure enrollment into Patient Portal of Practice Fusion the EMR System used by UpToDate Healthcare for Women. In order to keep your medical records safe, Practice Fusion must confirm your identity.
If you do not have this PIN, please contact your doctor's office. Once you have the PIN and want to get to the Enrollment Page, click the Patient Fusion link emailed to you by your doctor's office. Input the PIN, user ID (which will be your email address) and craete your login Password to complete the enrollment .
Keep your PIN safe to protect your records.