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Beacon Electronic Health Record

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In Summer 2018, we transitioned to BEACON, Midland Health’s new electronic health record (EHR) provided through Cerner. This new form of communication improves patient access to health records and engagement in personal wellness.

In addition to providing cutting-edge technology, this transition to a fuller, more robust EHR system gives providers a comprehensive view of the patient, allowing for better coordination of care through the sharing of information more efficiently across disciplines, specialties, hospitals and even pharmacies. Providers are now able to exchange accurate, up-to-date patient data, which leads to efficient diagnosis and reduces medical errors. Moreover, the robust reporting and analytic capabilities of Beacon offer a greater level of patient care by putting providers in front of health trends and potential patient health risks.

Improving and cultivating patient and provider communication and interaction is critical. Beacon provides patients with better access to their own health information and records through a new HealtheLife patient portal. Patients are now able to communicate directly with their care team about past and upcoming visits, medication refills and other health questions.

BEACON is transforming the way Midland Health provides health care to West Texas. Its streamlined, integrated system ensures a higher quality of care for all patients.

NEW Midland Health Patient Portal

One of Beacon’s most exciting features is its patient portal application, HealtheLife. This new patient portal provides 24/7 online access to your health records from any computer, tablet or smartphone. Access your records by logging onto or download the HealtheLife iOS app.

Patient Portal Features

HealtheLife allows patients to manage their health by providing real-time access to their health information. Gain access to your patient portal by providing a personal email address upon admission. Once you are set up with a username and password, you can log into the patient portal using any computer, tablet or smartphone with an internet connection.

Self-enrollment is also available at a later time by providing your Medical Record Number and last 4 digits of your Social Security Number, or by providing your email address on file. Please refer to the section below titled "How do I create a Patient Portal account?" for instructions.

Features as of June 1, 2018:

  • Access to Better U wellness program
  • Ability to pay bills online 
  • Print medication list
  • Review visit and discharge summaries
  • View test and lab results
The patient portal is not to be used in emergencies. If you require urgent or immediate medical care, call 911. 
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