Did you know that over 70% of patients want to access their medical records online? However, only 30% of healthcare providers currently offer this service. This gap can lead to frustration, confusion, and unnecessary delays in patient care. That’s why Duke Health has created My Chart, a secure and convenient online platform that allows patients to access their health information anytime, anywhere.
What is Duke My Chart?
Duke My Chart is an online portal that connects patients with their healthcare providers. It allows patients to:
How to Sign Up for Duke My Chart
Step 1: Request an Activation Code
To sign up for Duke My Chart, you’ll need an activation code. You can request one in three ways:
Step 2: Create Your Account
Once you have your activation code, go to https://www.dukemychart.org and click on “Sign Up Now.” Enter your activation code, date of birth, and medical record number (MRN), which you can find on your Duke Health statement. Then, create a username and password.
Step 3: Verify Your Identity
You will then be asked to verify your identity by providing your social security number or answering security questions. This step ensures that only you can access your health information.
How to Use Duke My Chart
View Your Medical Records
Once you’ve logged in, you can view your medical records by selecting “Medical Record” from the menu. You can see your lab results, medications, allergies, immunizations, and other health information. You can also download and print your records if needed.
To schedule an appointment, select “Appointments” from the menu. You can view your upcoming appointments, request a new appointment, or cancel an existing appointment. You can also see your provider’s availability and choose a convenient time slot.
Request Prescription Refills
If you need a prescription refill, select “Medications” from the menu. You can request a refill for an existing medication or send a new prescription request to your provider. You can also view your medication history and dosage instructions.
Send Secure Messages
If you have a non-urgent question or concern, you can send a secure message to your healthcare team. Select “Messages” from the menu and choose the appropriate recipient. You can also attach files or photos to your message.
Track Your Health Progress
To track your health progress, select “Health” from the menu. You can record your blood pressure, weight, blood sugar, and other vital signs. You can also set goals and receive reminders to stay on track.
Duke My Chart is a powerful tool that can help you take control of your health. By signing up for My Chart and using its features, you can save time, avoid unnecessary trips to the doctor, and improve your overall well-being. So what are you waiting for? Request your activation code today and start exploring Duke My Chart!