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by Prof. Tremayne Gottlieb III 8 min read

Patient Portal | Union General Health System

20 hours ago How to create a patient portal account 1. Call 413-785-5321, or give the front desk your email at your next appointment. 2. Check your email inbox for your patient portal invitation >> Go To The Portal

What is the 21st Century Cures Act?

Expanded Access to Your Medical Information. The 21st Century Cures Act is a recent federal mandate that expands access to medical information. Pursuant to the Cures Act, Nuvance Health will release most test results (excluding genetics) and provider notes through the patient portal as soon as they are available.

How long does it take to connect Nuvance Health to my health app?

fitness trackers, dietary trackers). Once we receive your request, we will be in touch (typically within two business days ) with next steps. Use this form to request connection.

How is health information stored?

Your health and financial data are stored using secure encryption and security technology to protect your information . Patient information is always encrypted, firewall-protected and is under surveillance 24/7.

When will the cures act be implemented?

As a federal statute, all health systems must comply with the Cures Act by April 5, 2021. Building on an existing commitment to transparency, its goals are to:

Can you see results of a genetic test before they are available?

Except for genetic testing, patients will receive test results as soon as they are available. It is possible patients will see results before their provider has had an opportunity to review them. Nuvance Health will contact patients about abnormal test results as quickly as possible. 8.

Can abnormal test results be delayed?

It can be concerning receiving abnormal test results without additional information. This delay gives us time to review them. If there are questions or concerns, patients may contact their provider’s office.

Can providers update results?

Providers will update results and answer questions during their regular daily visit. If patients have questions about information in the portal, they can ask a member of the care. If a patient receives results after the provider has already done daily rounds, they will be discussed on the next visit.