Kaiser Permanente Lets Members Access Health Data Via Smartphone

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On Tuesday, Kaiser Permanente announced that about nine million Kaiser members now can use mobile phones to access their electronic health information, Healthcare IT News reports (Monegain, Healthcare IT News, 1/24).

Members with Android smartphones can use a no-cost mobile application to access their electronic health records from Kaiser's system. Members with other types of smartphones can access their health data through a mobile-optimized version of Kaiser Permanente's website (Dolan, MobiHealthNews, 1/24).

The Android app and mobile-optimized website allow users to:

  • Access diagnostic information;
  • Email with physicians;
  • Obtain lab results; and
  • Order prescription refills (Walsh, CMIO, 1/24).

Kaiser plans to release an iPhone version of its smartphone app in the coming months (Goedert, Health Data Management, 1/24).


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