EpicCare Link is a web-based tool that enables community practices and partners outside of Memorial Hermann to access shared patient information for better communication, care coordination and visibility to care transitions.

The Benefits of EpicCare Link

EpicCare Link LogoEpicCare Link complements, but does not replace, existing EHRs for external groups that collaborate with Memorial Hermann, including physician practices not moving to Epic. It provides secure, read-only, real-time access to your Memorial Hermann patients’ full charts located within our data repository, including:

  • Medical history
  • Medications and allergies
  • Lab results
  • Imaging and diagnostic reports
  • Progress and consult notes
  • Hospitalization records, discharge instructions and more

In addition to providing real-time chart access when and where it’s needed, EpicCare Link also allows users to:

  • Send and receive referrals
  • Communicate directly with Memorial Hermann’s providers and Referral Center
  • Place certain orders
  • Send and receive messages via Epic’s InBasket messaging system
  • Receive real-time event notifications for patient events (such as admission or discharge)
  • Receive results via email or text message

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

EpicCare Link complements but does not replace existing electronic health records (EHRs).

External groups that collaborate with Memorial Hermann, including physician practices not moving to Epic, community surgeon staff, billers, coders, research study monitors and others. Access is granted only to those external users with whom a Memorial Hermann patient has a relationship.

EpicCare Link is free to join.

Your organization will have access and logins to EpicCare Link one to two weeks after signing up. Full functionality and use of EpicCare Link will be available starting May 22, 2024.

By using the Happy Together Link Activity, users may switch Link accounts seamlessly without having to log in or out.

No action is required from your patients.

Should you have any questions, please contact EpicCareLink@memorialhermann.org. Should you require technological support, please call (713) 222-CARE.

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