TERMS AND CONDITIONS

By using my unique activation code to activate my MyChart access, I agree to these Terms and Conditions and any future revisions to them. I also agree that these Terms and Conditions make up a written agreement between Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, its affiliated healthcare providers and their business units, including Parkview Physicians Group (PPG), and me documenting my informed consent for the use of MyChart.

EMERGENCIES AND urgent health care matters.

I understand that MyChart and/or physician-patient email should NEVER be used for emergencies or urgent health care matters. If I believe I am experiencing an emergency or urgent or life threatening health condition I will either phone my physician, go directly to the Emergency Department of a local hospital, or call 911.

USE OF MyChart

MyChart will provide the following services:

  • Ability to request appointments, cancel appointments with 24 hours advance notice, view past appointments and view upcoming appointments;
  • Ability to view selected portions of my medical record such as allergies, medications, immunizations, medical history, health summary, current health issues and recent visit information;
  • Access to selected test results;
  • Electronic communication with my physician via secure messaging regarding health concerns, such as: non-urgent medical questions, prescription questions, test results questions, visit follow-up questions, referral requests and preventive care reminders;
  • Requests for certain prescription refills;
  • Financial account information; and
  • Links to other sites that may provide me information on health topics.

Other services may be added as Parkview Health develops the MyChart web portal.

I understand and agree that MyChart may not be used for: 

  • Same day appointment requests;
  • Same day prescription refill requests;
  • On-line clinical consultations and treatments; or
  • Any purpose at all if my last office visit with my Parkview Health provider was more than one year ago. 
  • Any action needed off of MyChart that is more than one year from the patient’s last physician appointment will require a telephone call, and possibly an office visit, with said physician.

If my physician is out of the office or unavailable to respond to my MyChart message, I understand and agree that my message may be routed to another Cameron provider. I also understand that Cameron providers may send me messages via MyChart. I understand that I will be able to tell when my messages have been received. It is my responsibility to monitor these messages and respond in an appropriate manner. I must provide Cameron Hospital with a valid email address and update Cameron Hospital (or on the MyChart record) if I change my email account. Cameron Hospital may send me emails via my personal email address to notify me that I have new MyChart messages. Messages sent via my personal email will not contain personal health information. I understand that Cameron Hospital cannot be responsible for information accessed by others to whom I have given access to my email.

I agree that all messages I send through MyChart will be regarding my health care and conditions or the health care and conditions of a person for whom I have proxy access. I understand that asking for advice for any other friend or family member is not allowed.

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION CODE AND PASSWORD

I understand that I will be given a unique activation code by Cameron Hospital to allow me access to MyChart. The first time I log on to MyChart I will be required to create a unique user ID and a password. I agree to keep my activation code and my user ID and password confidential. Anyone with access to my user ID and password would have access to my personal health information and the personal health information of my proxies; they would also be able to add to my personal health information and send messages to my providers as if they are me. It is my responsibility to change my password if I believe it has been compromised or shared with someone else. I understand that it is recommended that I change my password frequently. Every time I log into MyChart, my user ID and password will be logged in an audit trail in the computer system.

I understand that if Cameron Hospital discovers that I have inappropriately shared my access code or password or that I have abused my access privileges, Cameron may terminate my participation in MyChart. I understand that Cameron Hospital takes no responsibility for and disclaims any and all liability for damages arising from a breach of medical record confidentiality resulting from my sharing or losing my access code or password.

DISCLAIMER FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED ON LINKS TO OTHER SITES

I understand that Cameron Hospital may provide links or reference to other sites, but Cameron Hospital has no responsibility for the content of such other sites and shall not be liable for any damages or injury arising from that content. Any links to other sites are provided as merely a convenience to the users of this web portal.

AVAILABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS

I understand that MyChart may not always be available to me due to system maintenance, back-ups or failures. Access is provided on an "as is available" basis and I am not guaranteed access at any particular time. I also understand that email is not a confidential means of communication. I agree to waive any rights that I may have against Cameron Hospital and any supplier or operator of the MyChart technology for any loss of information due to technical failures and/or unintended breaches of confidentiality because of unauthorized access to my information as a result of my decision to communicate with Cameron Hospital in this manner.

FEES

There is no charge for use of MyChart.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Both Federal and State laws govern the confidentiality of medical information. Cameron Hospital is dedicated to keeping your medical information confidential. Please read Cameron Hospital’s Notice of Privacy Practices for more information about how Cameron Hospital may use and disclose information. The Notice of Privacy Practices is available by clicking this link: http://www.cameronmch.com/docs/Privacy_Practices_Brochure-September_2016.pdf. Except as provided in the Notice of Privacy Practices, Cameron Hospital will obtain your consent to forward patient-identifiable information to a third party.

SECURITY

Cameron Hospital with our MyChart host has implemented the following security features:

  • Encryption: We use 128-bit Secure Socket Layer to encrypt the communication from your web browser to our secure web server.
  • Dedicated web server for MyChart: We separate the web server and electronic medical record machines. In the unlikely event that our server is compromised, no health information would be exposed since it is not saved on the web server. Patient information is stored only in the electronic medical record, behind a firewall.
  • No Caching on the client side: We disable caching of data in the browser and force the web pages to expire immediately. This prevents a follow-on user from viewing pages that you had previously viewed while using MyChart.
  • Firewall: Personal health information is stored in the secure electronic medical record, protected from the Internet by a firewall.
  • Session Timeout: After a period of inactivity, the logon session will time out.
  • Monitoring: We constantly monitor the web server for evidence of unauthorized break-in attempts. We apply the latest security patches, as they become available.

TERMINATION OF MY MyChart ACCOUNT

I understand that I may disenroll from using my MyChart Account at any time by completing the MyChart online request to disenroll. I also understand that if Cameron Hospital determines in its sole discretion that I have violated this agreement and terms and conditions of use and/or have abused the use of MyChart, Cameron Hospital reserves the right to discontinue my use of MyChart.

AGREEMENT

By entering my unique activation code and checking this box I am agreeing to these Terms and Conditions on my behalf and on behalf of the patient, if I am acting as their legal representative. The use of my unique activation code and this “check box” are my signature on this agreement. I understand that Cameron Hospital may update these Terms and Conditions from time to time. The current Terms and Conditions will be posted and available on the MyChart web site. It is my responsibility to review them. My continued use of MyChart will indicate my agreement with any changes.

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