Electronic Medical Records Provide Better Organization, Patient Care and Cost Benefits

UCHealth's My Health Connection patient portal enrolling thousands every month.
Sept. 26, 2014

Hospital patients have better access to their health records and their doctors’ ears than ever before, thanks to the implementation of electronic health record systems. The UCHealth Internal Medicine Clinic in Greeley now uses the Epic electronic health record software to keep track of its patients’ information. Steve Hess, chief information officer for UCHealth, said the hospital system has more than 75,000 patients enrolled with My Health Connection, with more than 3,700 new patients enrolling each month.

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UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.