Grinnell Regional Medical Center has launched two online patient portals that allow patients fast and easy access to their hospital and clinic records from any computer or device that connects to the internet.
Patient information which became available on July on the hospital portal. Historical patient information on the clinic side goes back several years. GRMC affiliated clinics include Deer Creek Family Care in Toledo.
Patients with a valid email address can begin to use the secure, web-based tools now by registering for a secure patient portal account during their next hospital admission process or their next clinic visit. Parents will also be able to enroll their minor children and access their accounts.
The national emphasis on patient portals arises from the healthcare reform act, which encourages and gives financial incentives to hospitals and clinics to adopt electronic medical records and provide online patient access to health records.
For more information, patients contact their healthcare provider's office staff or contact the GRMC patient portal resource desk at 641-236-2381 oremail: