whc patient portal

by Dr. Deshawn Cummings 5 min read

What are the benefits of a patient portal?

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Why do we use patient portal?

You also may be able to view:

  • Test results
  • Visit summaries
  • Your medical history including allergies, immunizations, and medicines
  • Patient-education articles

What are the advantages of patient portal?

  • Being able to confirm and remember care plans
  • Quicker access to test results
  • Ability to share health information with family members and other relevant clinicians
  • Offering clinician note feedback

What is the purpose of the 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


Patient information guide

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Medical records

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Patient rights and responsibilities

MedStar Washington Hospital Center wants you to receive quality care. As a patient at the Hospital Center, it is important to understand that you have both rights and responsibilities. This summary of patients’ rights and responsibilities describes how you can participate in receiving quality care.

Patient portal

Current patients can email your MedStar Health physician, request prescription renewals, appointments, medical records, and referrals.