New Hanover Regional Medical Center uses an Epic-based electronic health record system called NHRMC Connect to provide patients with an advanced and integrated medical record in which providers can collaborate on the best care for the patient.
Benefits of NHRMC Connect
NHRMC Connect advances patient safety and quality of care by providing a single, shared and secure electronic health record.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is an electronic health record?
An electronic health record (EHR) is a computerized version of a paper medical chart. The system brings information from different locations and systems together in one chart which can be easily and securely accessed by approved healthcare providers.
Are patient records secure?
Only medical personnel involved in treatment have access to a patient’s health record. All health records and information related to the care and treatment of any patient are protected under the regulations established by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). The NHRMC Connect electronic medical record system is encrypted and accessible only to authorized individuals through a secure login name and password.
Will I be able to see my health record?
Patients of physician practices that use an Epic system, or a system designed to link to NHRMC Connect, may have access to MyChart, a web-based portal for accessing test results and communicating with their physician or physician practice. At this time, the following practices offer MyChart to patients: