ARLINGTON, TEXAS, Sept. 13, 2018 – With individuals constantly on the go, it’s becoming more of a necessity to have digital access to important medical history information. Texas Health Resources is addressing the need by empowering patients access to their health records through the Apple Health app.
Previously, patients’ medical records were held in multiple locations, requiring patients to log into each care provider’s website and piece together the information manually. Now, patients with an iPhone 5 (or any newer model running iOS 11.3 or later) can easily access their health records using the Apple Health app.
Texas Health provides medical records information to patients through its MyChart program. It offers patients personalized and secure online access to portions of their medical records, which enables them to manage and receive information about their health.
Now, patients will have medical information from participating institutions organized into one view, covering allergies, conditions, immunizations, lab results, medications, procedures and vitals and will receive notifications when their data is updated. Health Records data is encrypted and protected with the user’s iPhone passcode, Touch ID or Face ID.
“We’re always looking for innovative ways to address the concerns of those in our communities. This technology empowers patients to readily access their health records,” said San Banerjee, Texas Health’s Digital Experience vice president. “For the working mom or the constant business traveler, this serves as a great medical resource.”
For more information on Health Records, please visit https://www.apple.com/healthcare/health-records/.