Premier MyChart Helps with Patient Engagement, Accurate Records

Health Minute

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Electronic medical records (EMRs) have helped to create a new way for patients to be engaged and able to play a hands-on role in their own healthcare.

Like many healthcare systems across the country, Premier Health offers its own electronic patient portal called Premier MyChart.

Using MyChart, patients can:MyChart provides patients with secure online access to many parts of their medical records. The free system offers a personalized way to manage and track your health information and communicate with your medical office.

  • Access educational resources that provide trusted health information
  • Ask to renew prescriptions
  • Communicate electronically and securely with members of their Premier Health medical care team
  • Request to schedule an appointment with your physician
  • See imaging and lab test results done by Premier Health
  • Share additional personal medical information, such as medical problems, allergies, and medications
  • View your health summary

Having your personal health information at your fingertips has many benefits, according to the U. S. Department of Health and Human ServicesOff Site Icon (HHS).

One benefit is that patients have the opportunity to review much of their medical record and make updates as needed.

Having another set of eyes review the record for accuracy if beneficial to both you and your health care providers. If you come across something incorrect within your online chart, you can take care of it by talking to your doctor at your next visit or by using the “Message to Doctor” option to send a message through MyChart.

If the inaccurate information is from a Premier Health hospital visit or stay, contact that hospital and ask for the health information department to share the updates that need to be made.

Don’t feel bad about pointing out information in your chart that needs updated. Your medical team, including your nurse, primary care provider, and specialist will be thankful to have the most accurate, up-to-date information available.

For more information about Premier MyChart, talk with your doctor or visit premierhealthnet.com/ to find a physician.

It's easy to get the care you need.

See a Premier Physician Network provider near you.