Did you know that in the United States, over 80% of adults experience difficulty navigating the healthcare system? With complex insurance policies, long wait times, and confusing medical jargon, it’s no wonder that patients often feel overwhelmed and frustrated when trying to manage their healthcare needs.
Fortunately, Piedmont Healthcare has taken steps to make healthcare more accessible and convenient for patients through their online platform, Piedmont My Chart. In this blog post, we’ll explore the benefits of using Piedmont My Chart, how to create an account and log in, and how to use this valuable tool to manage your healthcare needs more efficiently.
The Benefits of Using Piedmont My Chart
1. Access to Medical Records
Piedmont My Chart allows patients to access their medical records from anywhere, at any time. This includes information on medications, allergies, immunizations, and previous test results. Having access to this information can be especially helpful for patients who see multiple healthcare providers or who have chronic conditions that require ongoing monitoring.
2. Schedule Appointments and Manage Prescriptions
With Piedmont My Chart, patients can schedule appointments with their healthcare providers, request prescription refills, and view their medication history all in one place. This can save time and reduce the need for phone calls or in-person visits to the doctor’s office.
3. Secure Messaging
Piedmont My Chart also allows patients to securely message their healthcare providers with non-urgent questions or concerns. This can be especially helpful for patients who have difficulty communicating with their providers during office visits or who need clarification on post-visit instructions.
How to Create an Account and Log In
1. Create an Account
To create a Piedmont My Chart account, you’ll need to provide some basic information such as your name, date of birth, and contact information. You’ll also need to provide your medical record number, which can be found on your Piedmont Healthcare statement or by contacting your healthcare provider.
2. Verify Your Identity
After creating your account, you’ll need to verify your identity by answering a series of security questions. This is an important step to ensure that your personal health information remains secure.
3. Log In
Once your account is created and verified, you can log in to Piedmont My Chart using your email address and password. From there, you’ll have access to your medical records, appointment scheduling, and secure messaging features.
Using Piedmont My Chart to Manage Your Healthcare Needs
1. Keep Your Information Up-to-Date
Make sure to keep your personal and medical information up-to-date in Piedmont My Chart. This includes changes to your contact information, insurance policies, and medication lists. Keeping this information current can help ensure that your healthcare providers have the most accurate information when making treatment decisions.
2. Schedule Appointments and View Test Results
Use Piedmont My Chart to schedule appointments with your healthcare providers and to view previous test results. This can help you stay on top of your healthcare needs and ensure that you’re receiving the appropriate care for your condition.
3. Secure Messaging
If you have a non-urgent question or concern, use Piedmont My Chart’s secure messaging feature to communicate with your healthcare provider. This can help you get the information you need without having to schedule an in-person visit or phone call.
Piedmont My Chart is a valuable tool for patients looking to simplify their healthcare needs. By providing access to medical records, appointment scheduling, and secure messaging features, Piedmont Healthcare has made it easier for patients to manage their healthcare needs from anywhere, at any time. If you’re a Piedmont Healthcare patient, we encourage you to create an account and start using Piedmont My Chart today.