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Patients Benefit from Access to Online Records at HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital

TAP into Montclair Staff

Monday, August 25, 2014 • 4:00pm

MONTCLAIR, NJ - All patients treated at HackensackUMC Mountainside on an inpatient basis now have convenient, secure access to comprehensive information about their hospital care. This free service, provided via YourCareCommunity, is available to all adults who share an e-mail address upon admission.

Following enrollment, which takes just a few minutes, users receive unlimited, on-demand access to a summary of care from the hospital stay presented in clear, understandable terms, including: results of lab and radiology tests including blood work, EKGs, x-rays and CT scans; a medications list; vital signs and other useful information. Participating patients can refer to their records at any time and forward or print them out for other healthcare providers to improve the overall quality of their care.

“In today’s complex, multifaceted healthcare environment it’s important to communicate clearly with our patients and facilitate coordination with other providers. This HIPAA compliant program provides those benefits without sacrificing patient privacy and confidentiality since all information is held in a secure portal that affords exclusive password protected access to those who’ve established accounts,” said John Fromhold, Chief Executive Officer.

Visit the HackensackUMC Mountainside website, www.mountainsidehosp.com, for further information or speak with a hospital representative upon admission.

About HackensackUMC Mountainside

HackensackUMC Mountainside, part of the Hackensack University Health Network, provides patients immediate access to innovative and effective treatment alternatives at specialized centers within the hospital that focus on imaging, women’s health, cancer care, surgery, obesity, stroke and chronic kidney disease. The 365-bed community hospital also serves as a learning center via its nursing school and residency programs. HackensackUMC Mountainside is designated as a Primary Stroke Center by the NJ State Department of Health and Senior Services and is one of only a few community hospitals licensed by the State to perform emergency angioplasty. To learn more about HackensackUMC Mountainside visit www.mountainsidehosp.com.

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