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Hartford HealthCare to Provide On-Campus Health Services
Hartford HealthCare Medical Group (HHC) will be the new provider for on-campus Student Health Services, replacing Quinnipiac University on Aug. 1, as part of the university’s new partnership.
HHC’s campus clinic will be located in the new recreation and wellness center and will provide students with access to many medical specialists and services. Other new additions include daily prescription deliveries to campus as well as a mobile app for students to use and the nationwide electronic medical records system, EPIC MyChartPLUS platform. HHC Vice President Eric Smullen explained the advantage of this system for students.
“EPIC is one of the largest, most comprehensive medical record platforms that health systems are using across the country,” Smullen said. “So if a student came in with a rash or something that needed a dermatology consult, we have secure messaging back and forth with dermatologists. And during that visit, that provider in your health center is able to take a secure picture of that it’s all part of our health record system.”
Chief Experience Officer Tom Ellett said that the EPIC system is a “game changer” for students.
“All previous history of providers that you’ve gone to or hospitalizations that have used the EPIC system will then […]