Health Information Technology
Auburn Community Hospital is committed to advancing health information technology solutions to achieve the highest level of patient outcomes and continuity of care. From being a "paper hospital" in 2010, ACH has adopted an electronic health record (EHR) and has demonstrated meaningful use of the EHR to improve quality, safety, and efficiency of its patient care. As such, the federal government has certified ACH as a "Stage 1 Meaningful Use" hospital and awarded ACH grant dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvention Act.
Auburn Community Hospital uses a patient portal which is a secure online website that gives patients convenient 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an Internet connection. Our patient portal is used to enhance communication, empower patients, support care between visits, and improve patient outcomes.
Using a secure username and password, patients can view health information such as:
For additonal questions please call the Patient Portal Helpdesk at 567-0774 during regular business hours (Mon-Fri, 8 am-4 pm)
Auburn Community Hospital participates in a secure, electronic health information exchange (HIE) that gives authorized medical providers access to essential patient information such as test results, lab reports, radiology results, medication history, insurance eligibility, and more. A few examples of HIE benefits include:
- Improve patient safety by reducing medication and medical errors
- Increase efficiency by eliminating unnecessary paperwork and handling
- Provide caregivers with clinical decision support tools for more effective care and treatment
- Eliminate redundant or unnecessary testing
- Improve public health reporting and monitoring
- Engage healthcare consumers regarding their own personal health information
- Improve healthcare quality and outcomes
- Reduce health related costs