DOWNTIME NOTICE: The Patient Portal will be unavailable from noon Sunday, April 30, to noon Monday, May 1, while we add new features and combine the hospital and clinic patient portals. After May 1, you will have ONE Patient Portal to conveniently access all of your Lake Regional health information. Please note: Only future visits and reports will be available on your updated portal. Previous summaries and results will not carry over. Please print any past reports, such as lab results, that you want to keep.
We hope you will enjoy the convenience of ONE login and ONE place to view your health information. For more information, visit ONE Portal Coming Soon.
Lake Regional's Patient Portal is an online resource for patients to access personal medical records in a safe, secure and private manner using simple, password-protected accounts. You can view test results, prescriptions, allergies, immunizations and other portions of your health record. First-time portal users can find registration details below.
Already enrolled? Click a location to sign in.
First-Time Users: Start Here
This portal is for patients admitted to or receiving tests at Lake Regional Hospital or Lake Regional Imaging Center.
ONE Portal Coming Soon!
Beginning May 1, 2017, Lake Regional will combine its hospital, Imaging Centerand clinic patient portals to create ONE Patient Portal. This updated portal will provide convenient access to all of your Lake Regional health information.
How do I enroll in the new portal?
- Current hospital/Imaging Center portal users: You will automatically be enrolled in the new portal. Your username/login will not change. But after May 1, watch for new features.
- Hospital/Imaging Center patients: If you have visited the hospital or Imaging Center for testing, procedures or an inpatient stay and you provided an email address during registration, you can use that email address to self-enroll in the patient portal at any time. Simply visit www.lakeregional.com/patientportal. Under the heading “First-time Users,” click to register or to download instructions.
- First-Time Users: If you have never visited Lake Regional Hospital or Imaging Center, you will be eligible to enroll in the patient portal after May 1 following your first visit to any Lake Regional Health System location, including our clinics. This includes patients currently enrolled in the Lake Regional Clinics Patient Portal.
- Clinic Portal Users: You will be eligible to enroll in the Patient Portal after May 1 following your first visit to any Lake Regional Health System clinic. Please provide an email address when you check in with the clinic receptionist. Then, visit www.lakeregional.com/patientportal. Under the heading “First-time Users,” click to register or to download instructions.
Will I continue to have access to my records?
For all Patient Portal users, only your most recent health summary will be on your portal after May 1. Future visits and reports will be available, but previous summaries will not carry over. Please print any past reports, such as lab results, that you want to keep by Wednesday, April 26.
A complete copy of your medical record always is available by contacting Lake Regional Health Information Management at 573.348.8729, by fax at 573.348.8223, or email at email@example.com.
Can anyone access my records?
The Patient Portal is a secure area that requires a username and password. However, if youwould like to grant a family member or caregiver access to your records, a proxy can be added to your account.
How do I grant someone else access to my records?
Todesignate a proxy for the Lake Regional Health System PatientPortal, a ProxyAuthorization Form must be submitted in person to Lake Regional Health Information Management. The form must be submitted with a valid photo ID. Questions? Call 573.348.8245.
How do I access my child's records?
You must submit a proxy form to Lake Regional Health Information Management to gain access to your child's records if the child is 13 or older. Click here to download the form or contact the Patient Portal coordinator at 573.348.8245 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The form must be submitted with a valid photo ID. Questions? Call 573.348.8245.
Proxy Access Authorization Form
This form must be completed by the patient and returned to Lake Regional's Health Information Management Department OR your physician's office.
Click to download the Authorization for Proxy Access to Patient Portal.
Proxy Access Revocation Form
To revoke a proxy user's access to your Lake Regional Health System patient portal, please complete the Authorization for Proxy Revocation Form and return to Lake Regional Health Information Management.
Currently, the Lake Regional Clinic Patient Portal does not allow for the designation of a proxy.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I enroll in the Patient Portal?
To enroll, you must be 13 years or older (or proxy user) and have an email address on file at Lake Regional Health System. It is recommended that you use a personal email address that’s unique to you and not being used by another person.
Do I need to be a patient at Lake Regional to have access to a family member’s patient portal?
No, but you do need a separate email address that is not already on file at Lake Regional. Once the family member has given permission to add you as a proxy user by submitting a Proxy Access Form, the Patient Portal Coordinator will create your portal access account. You will receive an email with a link to create your personal logon credentials.
How do I grant access (proxy user) to my Patient Portal?
If you would like to grant a family member or caregiver access to your records, they can be setup as a Proxy User on your account. All information in your Patient Portal is available to the proxy user. The patient or legal representative must complete the Proxy User Form and return to Health Information Management in the hospital or any Lake Regional clinic and provide proof of identity. The completed proxy form can be returned in person, by fax to 573.348.8396 or by email to email@example.com. All proxy authorizations are handled by the Health Information Management Department at 573.348.8245.
How do I revoke proxy access to my Patient Portal?
Fill out and return the Proxy Revocation Form to Health Information Management at Lake Regional Health System in person, by fax at 573.348.8396 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if my spouse and I want to sign up, but we only have one email address?
If you have one email address that is shared, both spouses would share a portal account with one user ID and password. Each spouse would have full access to each other’s medical information on the patient portal. A shared portal account must be setup by our Patient Portal Coordinator and a Portal Proxy Form must be filled out and submitted to our Health Information Management Department before the shared account can be setup. Both individuals must complete a separate proxy form and provide a valid form of identification. For assistance, call 573.348.8245 or email email@example.com.
How do I access my child’s patient portal?
Children age 13 and older can set up their own patient portal account as long as they have a valid email address not in use by another patient. Lake Regional follows age-specific state rights specific to reproductive health, mental health and substance abuse treatment.
For children 0-12 years of age, parents can enroll their child with a separate email address and setup an individual portal account. Or, the parent can add the child to the parent’s portal account until the child reaches the age 13. At age 13, the child‘s medical information will automatically be dropped from the parent’s portal account until a signed Proxy Access Form is completed and submitted to Health Information Management.
User ID and Password
How do I sign on and access the Patient Portal?
Instructions for registering on the Patient Portal are given to the patient during a clinic or hospital visit. Enrollment instructions also are posted at www.lakeregional.com/patientportal under “First-Time Users.” Once enrolled, simply login with your user ID and password that were established during your initial enrollment. Please keep your user ID and password in a secure place for future reference.
What if I don’t remember my User ID?
You can reset your own User ID from the Patient Portal. Click “Forgot User ID” at the Logon screen and enter your email address. You will receive an email with a link to reset your User ID.
What if I don’t remember my Password?
You can reset your own password from the Patient Portal. Click “Forgot Password” at the Logon screen and enter your User ID and email address. You will receive an email with a link to reset your password.
What happens if my account is locked?
You are allowed three attempts to successfully logon to the Patient Portal. After the third failed attempt, for your protection, your account is locked. You must call the Patient Portal Coordinator at 573.348.8245 to request that your account be reset. Your identity and email address will be verified before sending you an email to reset your logon credentials.
Records and Tests
Will I be able to download or print my records from the patient portal?
Yes, you will be able to print lab results, reports, known allergies, medical history, medications, immunizations, your Health Summary and your demographic information from the portal. You also can download your Health Summary to your personal computer. Please note, any health information that is downloaded, printed or shared from the portal may be subject to re-disclosure; therefore, it is no longer protected under HIPAA.
When are lab results and reports available on my Patient Portal?
Hospital test results will appear in your portal after you’re discharged from the hospital. Clinic lab results are available 36 hours after the results have been finalized. Radiology reports are available 36 hours after the physician has signed the report. Questions about test results should be directed to your physician/provider.
Why aren’t certain tests results on my Patient Portal?
Lake Regional Health System complies with state and federal laws that prohibit release of certain sensitive test results on the Patient Portal. Also, we are not able to upload certain tests, such as EEG’s and sleep studies, to the Patient Portal. For questions about test results, please contact your physician/provider.
Updating My Information
What should I do if my health information is incorrect?
If you believe information on your medical record is incorrect, you may request an amendment to the information. Please complete the Amendment of Record form and return it to the Health Information Management Department for review.
Your health information comes directly from your electronic medical record at the hospital or doctor’s office. If you have questions about results or medical information, please use the messaging function to alert your provider or you may call your provider’s office directly.
How do I change my email address or change my password?
Logon to your patient portal, go to Preferences at the bottom of the page and select the appropriate option to change your email address or your password.
How do I change my address, phone number or contacts?
Logon to your patient portal, select Profile, select Update, then enter your new information and SUBMIT. Your request will be reviewed by the HIM Dept. and your new information will be updated on your account.
Privacy and Security
Is my patient portal secure?
We take great care to keep our health information private and secure using the latest encryption technology. Access to information is controlled through personal user IDs, passwords and security questions.
What should I do if I notice unauthorized access to my Patient Portal?
You should immediately report the unauthorized access by contacting Lake Regional’s Patient Portal Coordinator at 573.348.8245.
How can I keep my password secure?
You are responsible for the confidentially and security of your password. We strongly encourage you to regularly change your password and never use the same password for multiple websites. To change your password, visit the home screen and click “Preferences” at the bottom of the page to change your password to something only you will know.
Deactivated or Deleted Patient Portal Accounts
We reserve the right to deactivate or delete a patient portal account under the following conditions:
- if the portal has been inactive for two years
- if the patient is deceased
- if portal enrollment has not been completed after 60 days
- due to misuse, abuse, or inappropriate usage by the patient or their proxy
How am I notified of new information on my portal?
You will receive an email notification when new items are posted to your Patient Portal, such as results, reports and appointments. There will be a link at the bottom of the email directing you to the portal login screen. No health information is relayed in any email. All email addresses will be kept confidential and will not be used for marketing or solicitation.