“If you don’t like the news, go out and make some of your own” – this was the theme of the presentations given by safety net organizations who are innovating by providing patient online access to their personal health information. It’s now possible to talk to safety net providers who have the technology and the skill to provide this type of access for their communities. This is great news.
Hilary Worthen, MD, visited us in person in Oakland, when we had this discussion , to describe Harvard-Affiliated Cambridge Health Alliance‘s patient portal. CHA is using the MyChart patient access system, produced by Epic Systems, Inc. Here are his slides. Comments welcome.