Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services Patient Portal User Agreement

The Patient Portal offers the patients of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services a secure electronic access to portions of their medical record. This can be a valuable communications tool, but certain precautions should be used to minimize risks. In order to manage these risks we have imposed some terms and conditions for participation. By selecting 'Accept' at the bottom of this page, you will demonstrate that you have been informed of these risks and agree to the conditions of participation. We understand the importance of privacy with regard to your healthcare and will continue to protect the privacy of your medical information. Our use and disclosure of medical information is described in our Notice of Privacy Practices. Access to this secure web portal is an optional service and we may suspend or terminate it at any time for any reason. If we do, we will notify you as promptly as possible. You agree not to hold RMCHCS or any of its staff or physicians liable for network or security infractions beyond our control. By accepting this agreement, you acknowledge that you understand the policies and procedures, agree to comply with them and all of your questions have been answered to your satisfaction. If you do not understand or do not agree to comply with our policies and procedures, please choose to 'Decline' at the bottom of this page. If you have any questions we will gladly provide more information. Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services provides this site for the exclusive use of its established patients. The patient portal is designed to enhance patient and physician communications. All users must be established by a previous visit. We strive to keep all of the information in your records correct and complete. If you identify any discrepancy on your record, you agree to notify us immediately. Additionally, by using the patient portal, the user agrees to provide factual and correct information. The information on the patient portal is maintained by Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services at its current physical facility. For questions about this site contact Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services at 505-863-7000 or email at patientportal@rmchcs.org. The patient portal does provide the following services: * Communication of laboratory results to patient * Review patients medication lists and visitation dates * Limited communication regarding on-going treatment The patient portal is not intended to provide internet based diagnostic medical services. Also, following limitations apply: * No internet based triage and treatment requests. Diagnosis can only be made and treatment rendered after the patient schedules and SEES the doctor. * No emergent communications or services. Any emergent conditions should be seen by Urgent Care, Emergency Department, or 911 * No request for narcotic pain medication will be accepted or request for re-fill medication not currently being treated by the physician. The patient portal is provided as a courtesy to our valued patients. While some offices charge for this convenience on an annual basis, we are focused on providing the highest level of service and health care. However, if abuse or negligent usage of patient portal persists, we reserve the right at our own discretion to terminate patient portal offering, suspend user access, or modify services offered through the patient portal. Please read our HIPPA policy for information on how Private Health Information (PHI) is used at Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services. Patient Acknowledgement and Agreement I acknowledge that I have read and fully understand this consent form. I have been given risks and benefits of the patient portal and agree that I understand the risks associated with online communication between my physician and me as the patient, and consent to the conditions outlined herein. I acknowledge that using the patient portal is entirely voluntary and will not impact the quality of care I receive from Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services should I decide against using the patient portal. In addition, I agree to adhere to the policies set forth herein, as well as any other instructions or guidelines that my physician may impose for online communications. I have been proactive about asking questions related to this consent agreement. All of my questions have been answered with clarity.