NEW FEATURES COMING MAY 2010
NEW ONLINE PATIENT PORTAL IS UP AND RUNNING
GO ONLINE ANYTIME!
SECURE PATIENT PORTAL (log on here)
Foothills Internal Medicine has some exciting news about a new feature
we are offering to our patients. We have finalized the implementation of
our online self-service patient portal and it is now live. This feature
provides convenient communication for our patients anytime, anywhere,
via a secure internet portal. Some of the features that are available
Pre-registration new patients can fill out all those tedious
forms from the comfort of their home; this is also a great benefit for
elderly patients who might need a family member to help with this
Pre-visit paperwork any changes in health history, insurance
coverage, address, etc. can be sent directly to our office to save time
and avoid filling out new forms at the office.
Appointment requests requests for non-emergency appointments
can be sent online with information about patient symptoms. This will
allow our staff to more quickly assess your condition and schedule an
Prescription refills patients can request refills on line;
with our new electronic prescription system this will speed up the
process and patients will be notified when refill is processed.
Medical history patients can provide their own medical
history online; these items can be transferred directly to the patient
medical chart, ensuring accuracy and more efficient visits.
Lab results Patients lab test results can be sent online.
Questions Patients can send non-urgent questions to a nurse or billing specialist.
On line bill paying is not available yet but is on the way.
We are very excited and pleased that we can offer this new feature for
our patients. We feel that it will enhance our communication and the
overall care of our patients. Please provide your email address to our
office staff at your convenience. You should be receiving an email
"invitation" soon. Just click on the link in your invitation to activate
your secure patient portal connection to our office online service.
IN ORDER TO SEND YOU AN INVITATION WE MUST HAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS ON FILE.
If you have not received an invitation just call our office at 855-1331,
give us your email address and we will send you an invitation to this
site. This is a secure password protected HIPAA-compliant system; you
can rest assured that your information is protected.
New ..... Ultrasounds on site
Starting in May 2010, Foothills Internal Medicine will be offering
Ultrasounds on site. This new service will allow our patients to have
their procedures performed right in our exam rooms with no
pre-registration or long waits at other facilities. This should ensure a
quicker turn around time for results and added convenience for our
patients. Please call our office at 855-1331 if you would like to
schedule your next Ultrasound at our location.