The Health Care Proxy is a simple, legal document which allows you to name someone to make healthcare decisions on your behalf if you are unable to make or communicate those decisions.
Every adult, 18 years and old, or their Health Care Agent and Guardian, has the right to be fully informed about their health care to make choices for care that reflect each individual’s care goals, values and priorities.
Download the PDF: Making Health Care Decisions
Read more about health care proxies from Honoring Choices Massachusetts: a consumer focused, nonprofit organization which informs, and empowers adults to make a personal health care plan and connect to the best possible care that honors their values and choices, all through their lives.
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Effective December 1, 2022, UMass Memorial Health -Harrington has implemented a new visitor policy:
Masks are optional and encouraged for patients and visitors.
Our top priority is to protect you, our patients, communities, and healthcare workers.
We have transitioned to Epic, a new electronic health record system as of October 1, 2023. We are excited to offer myChart, an easy-to-use secure website and app that gives you access to all of your UMass Memorial Health information.
For more information, go to ummhealth.org/mychart and sign up!