MyChart

MyChart, our secure online patient portal, gives you access to all of your Yale health information whenever you need it, wherever you may be. Sign up today.
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To sign up for MyChart you need an activation code, which you can get in one of three ways:

  • Find one on your after-visit summary
  • Request one at your next appointment
  • Request one online

If you already have an activation code, sign up now.

Need more information? Learn more about our terms and conditions.

FAQs

MyChart is a secure online portal that gives you personalized access to portions of your electronic medical record. It enables you to manage and receive information about your health.
No. MyChart is a free service we offer to our patients.

Your privacy is important to us and we take great care to ensure your health information is secure. Please review our privacy policy for more information.

To sign up for MyChart you need an activation code, which you can get in one of three ways:

  • Find one on your after-visit summary
  • Request one at your next appointment
  • Request one online

Please note that activation codes expire after 60 days. If you already have an activation code, sign up now.

No. Your activation code is only used once to log into MyChart for the first time. You will then be prompted to create a unique username and password.

If you can remember your username, you can reset your password online. If not, please email mychartsupport@ynhh.org for assistance in regaining access to your account.

Log into your MyChart account and click on the ‘My Medical Record’ tab and select ‘administrative info.’ From there, select the appropriate option for the information you would like to update.

Yes. MyChart currently offers apps for Apple or Android devices. To use the app you must first sign up and activate your account. Please note that the apps do not support all of the functionality of the web version. Need more information? Learn more about the MyChart mobile app.

After test results have been finalized, you will be able to view them in MyChart:

  • Within 1-3 business days: Point of Care Tests, Glucose, Hemoglobin A1C, INR and HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadatropin) pregnancy results.
  • Within 3-5 business days: other blood and urine lab tests
  • Within 7-9 business days: Imaging, radiology, pathology, genetic, and other sensitive results

Remember that test results often include complex medical terms and numbers that need to be considered within the context of your health history. If you have questions or concerns, please share them with your primary care provider or the healthcare professional who ordered the test.

Some test results are not released to your MyChart account because of their sensitive nature. Your doctor determines which types of test results are able to be accessed through MyChart and which might require an in person conversation.
Yes. You can send secure messages to your doctor’s office regarding non-urgent medical concerns. Click on the ‘Messaging’ tab and select the appropriate option for the communication you would like to send. You can expect a response within two business days. Please note that MyChart should only be used for non-urgent medical matters. If you have an immediate medical need, please call your doctor's office or dial 911.
Yes. You can submit an appointment request by clicking on the ‘Visits’ tab and selecting ‘Request an appointment.’ You can expect a response within 2 business days. Appointment requests are handled by members of your doctor’s team, so please do not include any sensitive personal health information along with your request.

Yes. If you need to manage the health information of someone other than yourself, you can request proxy access. Fill out a minor proxy access form or an adult proxy access form. Completed forms can be faxed to 203-688-8155 or emailed to mychart.eHIM@ynhh.org. Most requests are handled within 10 business days. Proxy access can be terminated by Yale at any time.

Need more information? Learn more about proxy access.

No. Because MyChart offers direct access to your personal health record, any communications that take place within the portal are attached to your account only.

No. Each individual must have his/her own MyChart account. However, proxy access may be granted to a spouse's account. Request access by filling out an adult proxy access form. Completed forms can be faxed to 203-688-8155 or emailed to mychart.eHIM@ynhh.org. Most requests are handled within 10 business days. Proxy access can be terminated by Yale at any time.

Need more information? Learn more about proxy access.

If your keyboard remains idle for 15 minutes or more, you will automatically be logged out of MyChart. This is to ensure the privacy and security of your personal health information. We recommend that you log out of MyChart if you need to leave your computer for even a short period of time.
Your MyChart information comes directly from the electronic medical record maintained at your doctor's office, which is reviewed and updated after each visit. If any information appears to be incorrect, please inform your doctor’s office so the appropriate corrections can be made.

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Proxy Access

Need to manage the health information of someone under your care?

Fill out a minor proxy access form or an adult proxy access form.

Fax the form to 203-688-8155 or email a copy to mychart.eHIM@ynhh.org.

Most requests are handled within 10 business days.

Need more information? Learn more about proxy access.

Mobile App

Want to access MyChart on the go?

Sign up and activate your MyChart account, then download the app for your Apple or Android device.

Need more information? Learn more about the MyChart mobile app.

Urgent Medical Matters

MyChart should only be used for non-urgent medical matters. If you have an immediate medical need, please call your doctor's office or dial 911.

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