STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford Health Care recently released a new app that allows patients using Android smartphones to easily access their own medical information anywhere in the world. The Android version and the iOS 8 MyHealth mobile app are both designed to put a patient’s health information right at their fingertips, making it quick and simple for them to manage their care, including reviewing test results, paying medical bills, managing prescriptions, scheduling appointments, and conducting video visits with Stanford physicians.
“By developing and incorporating new digital technology and leveraging available health data, we are providing increased, flexible opportunities for patients to engage with clinicians and better manage their overall care.”
“At Stanford Health Care we are continuing to develop a suite of mobile offerings and innovations that empower our patients, making it easy and convenient for them to access the information and tools they need to manage their health,” said Pravene Nath, MD, Chief Information Officer, Stanford Health Care. “By developing and incorporating new digital technology and leveraging available health data, we are providing increased, flexible opportunities for patients to engage with clinicians and better manage their overall care.”
Over 200,000 people are now messaging their physicians, scheduling appointments, and reviewing their medical records through Stanford Health Care’s MyHealth. The in-house developed apps leverage Stanford Health Care’s digital platform, which with its electronic health record integration provides a seamless experience for the user to get all the important health information they need. Additionally, the apps allow patients to communicate directly with their care team through a confidential and secure messaging system, and make quick, easy, and secure online payments.
This latest version also includes new features such as:
- TouchID for faster and more secure entry; and
- In app and Apple Watch alerts when new lab results and messages from your care team are received.
The free Stanford Health Care MyHealth app can be downloaded from Google Play. It is available for current Stanford Health Care patients with a MyHealth account. Existing patients that do not have a MyHealth account can sign up atmyhealth.stanfordhealthcare.org.
About Stanford Health Care
Stanford Health Care seeks to heal humanity through science and compassion one patient at a time, through its commitment to care, educate, and discover. Stanford Health Care delivers clinical innovation across its inpatient services, specialty health centers, physician offices, virtual care offerings and health plan programs.
Stanford Health Care is a leading academic health system and part of Stanford Medicine, which includes the Stanford University School of Medicine and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. Stanford Medicine is renowned for breakthroughs in treating cancer, heart disease, brain disorders and surgical and medical conditions. For more information, visit: www.stanfordhealthcare.org.
Stanford Health Care
Erin Weinstein, 650-723-9787