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What is an Electronic Health Record?
Learn more about MultiCare Connect and how it impacts youYou've seen the billboards and TV commercials and heard it on the radio. Now learn more about MultiCare Connect, our electronic health record designed to make us better connected to you.
Whether you’re a patient at a hospital or at one of our other South Sound locations, our system-wide Electronic Health Record gives your caregivers instant access to the complete, up-to-date medical information they need to take care of you. The Electronic Health Record offers important benefits:
Safe and Secure
Your entire health record can be accessed instantly, safely and securely on a computer screen when your health care provider needs it— 24 hours a day.
Your hospital surgeon can call up the same health record and easily consult with your primary care doctor about your care. And if you are ever hospitalized, your information is easily and securely accessible.
Complete and Comprehensive
Your health care providers have your entire health history—medications, allergies, physician visits and more—at their fingertips.
You no longer need to wait for paper charts to transfer from one location to another.
Your personal medical information stays personal
Safer than paper records, your health record is protected by sophisticated security features ensuring that your medical information stays private.
MultiCare Health System holds the highest ranking among West Coast health systems for its efficiency and integrated health care network and ranks fourth in the nation on the 2010 Top 100 Integrated Health Networks list.
stay involved informed and involved in your care
This innovative health record provides you with better coordinated care throughout our system. Whatever MultiCare facility you visit, your providers will all be looking at the same complete, up-to-date health record. Moreover, they’ll be at your side with your information at their fingertips, ready to answer your questions and explain your treatment options.
You can access your electronic health information and connect with your MultiCare doctor at MyChart, a secure, robust website. Through MyChart you can request that your doctor order a prescription, make medical appointments and see test results. To sign up, click here.To learn more, click here to view a video on MultiCare Connect and My Chart.
Posted on Oct 15, 2010 in