The LCH patient portal provides an online resource for your continued medical care. From accessing medical information to listing upcoming appointments, our portal makes It easy to access everything you need.
The information available on YourCareEverywhere Patient Portal includes the following:
- Admit and discharge dates and locations
- Procedures performed during admission
- Current and past problem list
- Current medication list and medication history
- Current medication allergy list and allergy history
- Immunization records
- Vital signs at discharge
- Laboratory test results (available at the time of release)
- Demographics maintained by hospital (gender, race, ethnicity, date of birth, preferred language)
- Family & social history
Online healthcare information is available to patients 18 years and older who have been at Lakeland Community Hospital on or after January 1, 2016. All discharged patients who supplied a valid email address will receive an electronic invitation from the hospital and a link to register online for YourCareEverywhere shortly after discharge.
If you need to register as an inpatient at Lakeland Community Hospital, you can find the necessary forms and information to do so here. On the day of your admission, you will need to bring a few things to the hospital. Please bring with you personal items such as a robe, slippers, and toilet articles. Also, bring your insurance card or Medicaid or Medicare card.
If your hospital visit is work-related, please bring the worker's compensation claim number and any claim forms required by your employer. If your hospital visit is due to a car accident, please bring your auto insurance information. Please note that Lakeland Community Hospital is a tobacco-free campus.
Notice of Privacy Policies
Effective Date - April 14, 2003: This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can access this information.
This notice applies to Lakeland Community Hospital - The doctors and other healthcare providers practicing at this facility.
This notice also applies to Northwest Home Health.
We are required by law to protect the privacy of your information. We are providing this notice to you so that we can explain what our privacy practices are. We will follow the practices described in this notice or the current notice in effect.
We reserve the right to change our policies and notice of privacy practices at any time. If we should make a significant change in our policies, we will change this notice and post the new notice. You can also request a copy of our notice at any time.
For more information about our privacy practices or to place a complaint or report a concern or conflict, call the number listed below:
Lakeland Community Hospital – Privacy Officer
If you prefer to report an anonymous concern, call 1-877-508-LIFE (5433). You may also send a written complaint to the United States Department of Health and Human Services if you feel we need to properly handle your complaint. You can use the contact listed above to provide you with the appropriate DHHS address. Under no circumstance will you be retaliated against for filing a complaint.
NOTICE OF PRIVACY PRACTICES
Lakeland Community Hospital
We may use health information about you for your treatment purposes, to obtain payment, or for healthcare operations and other administrative purposes. Examples of each item mentioned above include:
Treatment: We may need to send your medical record information to a specialist or physician as part of a referral for continuity of care.
Payment: We will use your health information and other identifying information for billing Medicare, Medicaid, or other health insurance plans.
Operations or administrative purposes: We use your information when processing your medical records for completeness and to compare patient data to improve our treatment methods.
As healthcare providers, we are subject to specific requirements in which we have to disclose your health information. These disclosures are generally routine to all patients and are done without your specific authorization for several reasons.
- State and Federal laws require us to report cases of abuse, neglect, or other reasons requiring law enforcement,
- public health activities,
- Health oversight agencies,
- judicial and administrative proceedings,
- death and funeral arrangements,
- organ donation,
- special government functions, including military and veteran requests, and to prevent a serious threat to health or public safety.
We may also contact you after your current visit for future appointment reminders or to provide information regarding treatment alternatives or other health-related services that may benefit you.
We will obtain your written authorization for any other disclosures beyond the reasons listed above.
Please remember, if you do authorize us to release your information, you always have the right to revoke that authorization later. We will honor that request except to the extent that we may have already acted.
The following list explains your rights regarding how your information can be used and disclosed.
In most cases, you have the right to look at or receive a copy of your health information. It may take up to 30 days to prepare your request, and a preparation fee may be associated with making the copies.
You have the right to ask for a list of instances in which we have disclosed your information for reasons other than treatment payment and operations. We can provide you with one list annually without charge; all additional requests in the same year will be subject to a nominal charge.
If you believe the information we have about you is incorrect or essential information is missing, you have the right to request that we amend the existing information. There may be a reason we cannot honor your request for which you submit a statement of disagreement.
You can request that your health information be communicated to you at an alternate location or address you may have registered with, such as sending mail to an address other than your home.
You can request in writing that we not use or disclose your information for any reason in this brochure or to persons involved in your care except when specifically authorized by you when required by law or in emergency circumstances. We are not legally required to accept them and try to honor any reasonable requests.
CaringBridge is a dedicated, online personal health journal created by a charitable organization.
We utilize CaringBridge to help our patients record long-term health conditions.
We’re for anyone facing any health condition: big or small, acute or long term, and available for as long as you need. Our services are used worldwide and receive over half a million daily visits. That’s a lot of love.
We offer multiple privacy levels to fit everyone’s needs. You can make it as private or as public as you’d like. Personal data is protected and not sold. You won’t see intrusive advertising. This is our promise to you.
It’s simple to set your community of support in motion! Simply follow these three steps:
1. Go to CaringBridge.org
2. Select a way to begin connecting.
3. Share with family and friends.
CaringBridge is a nonprofit made possible thanks to individuals and families who donate. Nearly 90% of our funding comes from families with sites and meaningful stories of their own.
CaringBridge can enhance the family support system, increasing patient satisfaction. Our services make it simple for families to share their health updates setting their community of support in motion. This allows staff to spend more time focused on providing quality care.
You can find details online if you require information about particular medications or drugs you are prescribed.
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