ut health patient portal

by Cameron Ankunding DDS 6 min read

What are the benefits of patient portal?

With a patient portal, you can:

  • Make appointments (non-urgent)
  • Request referrals
  • Refill prescriptions
  • Check benefits
  • Update insurance or contact information
  • Make payments to your provider's office
  • Complete forms
  • Ask questions through secure e-mail

What is a patient portal in healthcare?

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How to access the MyHealth patient portal?

The myHealth patient portal is an important tool in managing your care or a loved one’s care. The portal gives you 24/7 access to pertinent information regarding your care versus waiting and calling the clinic or medical records. You can now access the myHealth patient portal using your smartphone or other mobile device (search for “MHealth ...

Do you have a patient portal?

Yes we have a patient portal. You can schedule appointments, access lab results, request refills, view medical records, and send messages directly to your provider. You can learn more here.


What is UT Health Austin?

This facility is outfitted with the latest state-of-the-art technology and organized to support an unmatched level of multidisciplinary care. Patients have access to all of the resources and amenities UT Health Austin has to offer, including attached garage parking, comfortable waiting areas, an on-site cafe, a full-service H-E-B pharmacy, advance imaging and lab testing, and an Ambulatory Surgery Center for same-day surgical care.

What does it mean when Athena portals are not listed?

If one or more of the above portals do not appear, this means you do not have an existing record within that portal. You may also have access to additional portals that are not listed here if you have an athena health account with a health system or doctor’s office outside of UT Health Austin. You will only be able to engage with those portals that contain existing records that pertain to you.

Is MyUTHA free?

You can sign up for a MyUTHA patient portal account here. It’s easy, and it’s free!

Can you have more than one portal at UT Health?

Depending on how you have engaged with UT Health Austin in the past, either as a patient, a COVID-19 vaccine recipient, or an employee, you may have access to more than one portal after you log in.

What is UT Physicians?

UT Physicians provides comprehensive care for the entire family. UT Physicians provides comprehensive care for the entire family. Whether you need primary or specialty care, you can expect the latest treatments, advanced technology, and minimally invasive techniques to help you on your journey to better health.

How many locations does UT Physicians have?

From routine visits to advanced services, our physicians practice at more than 100 locations across the Greater Houston area. Find the care you need and schedule an appointment with us today.

How long does a UtHealth activation code last?

For your security, your activation code expires after 14 days and is no longer valid after the first time you use it. If you still have problems, please email us at helpdesk@myuthealth.org or call 855-316-4256.

How does MyUTHealth work?

We take great care to ensure your health information is kept private and secure. Access to information is controlled through secure activation codes, personal usernames, and passwords. Each person controls their password, and the account cannot be accessed without that password. Unlike conventional email, all MyUTHealth messaging is done while you are securely logged on to our website.

How long does it take to get a response from UTHealth?

You will generally receive an answer within 1-3 business days. Please note MyUTHealth should not be used for urgent situations. For medical emergencies requiring immediate attention, please dial 911 or go to the nearest medical facilty.

Where does myUTHealth come from?

Your MyUTHealth information comes directly from your electronic medical record at your doctor’s office. Ask your doctor to correct any inaccurate information at your next clinic visit. Your health information is reviewed and updated in your electronic medical record each visit.

Is MyUTHealth a federal company?

MyUTHealth is owned and operated by UTHealth and is fully compliant with federal and state laws pertaining to your privacy. Your name and email address is treated with the same care and privacy given your health records and will never be sold or leased by MyUTHealth.

How to register for a patient?

Three Ways to Register 1 Ask your physician’s office or Patient Registration to register you. 2 Call Patient Registration at 865-305-9501 and request an invitation to the Patient Portal. 3 Request portal access online.

What is HealtheLife app?

HealtheLife offers the ability for you to securely connect to your mobile health app(s). Email patientportal@utmck.eduwith questions.

UT Health East Texas MyChart – Any UT Health East Texas Facility, One Single Record

UT Health East Texas MyChart gives you 24/7 access to your personal health information wherever you are, on any device. With MyChart, you can:

MyChart Mobile for On-the-Go Convenience

For convenient around-the-clock access to all your health information such as appointments, prescriptions, test results, and more, download the MyChart app on your smartphone or tablet. Available for both Apple and Android devices, the MyChart app gives you control over your health, right in the palm of your hand.

Sign Up for MyChart

Click below to create a MyChart account. It’s safe, secure, and easy to use.

Can a provider answer all of your questions electronically?

Providers may not be able to answer all of your questions electronically and may request that you schedule an appointment. This will allow for a more accurate diagnosis to determine the best treatment plan for your condition. If you're a current patient, you have a MyChart account.

Is MyChart safe?

MyChart provides our patients access to their health information online, anytime, anywhere. MyChart is password protected and protected by an encrypted connection, so all information is safe from unauthorized access.