Glossary of Terms

Electronic Health Record (EHR):  Health records that are stored using computers instead of paper. Health Care Provider:  An individual or organization who provides medical or health services to consumers; any person or organization who is paid for health services or supplies in the normal course of businesses. Health Information or Health Record:  Information about a patient’s […]

Patient Stories

We want your ideas and stories… If you’re like many Missourians, you’re not only managing your own health care, but that of your family members as well.   You may also be helping a friend navigate the health care system.  Or, maybe you help someone manage their health care as part of your work responsibilities. We […]

Participating Organizations

Missouri Health Connection is currently providing services to thousands of physicians, serving patients in 79 hospitals and more than 350 clinics in Missouri and neighboring states. MHC allows electronic notifications to alert physicians about important events, such as when their patients are admitted to the hospital, may need care in an out-of-town emergency, important test […]

Privacy and Security

MHC Protects Your Privacy and Security Your privacy and the security of your health information are priorities for MHC.  We comply with all state and federal health privacy laws, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Each doctor and health care organization that participates with MHC is responsible for following all privacy laws […]

Your Option

Your healthcare team members who use Missouri Health Connection (MHC) may share your health records with each other for the purpose of treating you, coordinating your care, improving quality or managing the payment for your healthcare. You have control over health records.  You decide if you want to share them with your health care team […]

Benefits

The MHC statewide health information network will help you better manage your health care and get the best quality of care from your health care providers.  By connecting your doctors, hospitals and labs to each other, your care team can access your health information quickly and securely, wherever you go and whenever they need it. As […]

JOIN TODAY – Patients

You can sign up at your doctor’s office/hospital or you can join by mail through MHC. To join by mail through MHC, follow these steps: 1. Print the appropriate form below and complete but do not sign, 2. Take it to a Notary, 3. Sign form in front of Notary, 4. Mail to MHC at […]