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CMH Offers Patient Portal Training for Public

Marysville, KS – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is offering an instructional class entitled ‘Accessing the Patient Portal: a training session for CMH patients.’ The class will introduce individuals to the web based patient portal, and provide hands-on instruction on how patients can set up a secure personal account and view inpatient hospital records – such as allergies, immunizations, lab results, medication lists, and discharge instructions. Patients who want to be better advocates of their own health are invited to attend the free class.

Two classes are being offered: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 5:30-7:30 PM; and Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM. Both classes will be held in the CMH South Plaza Training Room, located at 18th & Jenkins Streets. Please use the South Plaza main (north) entrance. Please bring your laptop, IPad or tablet if you prefer. CMH will have computers set up for patient use as well. Colleen Behrens, Director of Information Technology (IT), Sara Ramirez, and Jill Ryan, Discharge Planner, will serve as instructors.

“The health-care industry is moving more toward patient-centered information and is offering patients the opportunity to access their own health information in a way that is most convenient
for them,” said Colleen Behrens, IT Director. She added, “CMH wants to partner with our patients to provide expert guidance and tools for them to take an active role in their health care.”

For more information, contact Colleen Behrens at (785) 562-4580 or email [email protected] or Sara Ramirez at (785) 562-4581 or email [email protected].

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.