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Mercy Health Partners launches new patient app

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As the saying goes:  "There's an APP for that!"

My Chart is a new APP being launched by Mercy Health Partners.  It allows patients access to their medical records on their smart phones and computers.  It also let's patients e-mail their doctor directly.  Dr. Robert Heizelman uses it with his patients.  He says this patient portal allows him to follow up after the patient leaves the office.  "It's a vehicle for them to get back in touch with me," Heizelman says, "if they leave the office and continue to have symptoms, they can let me know and I can make a decision on further treatment".  "Patients can also check test result on My Chart.  The e-mail component of My Chart, allows physicians the ability to follow up with patients.  Heizelman says, it also allows him to monitor patients with chronic health concerns.  "I have a patient who monitors his blood pressure at home and he sends those results to me through my chart they get placed into his electronic record and I can kind of take a look at what the trends have been." 

 

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