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MyChart Bedside

Access Your Medical Records and Collaborate on Your Care

my chart bedsideMyChart Bedside is BCH's free inpatient portal that you can use to be more involved in your care while you’re in the hospital. See what medications you’re taking, your schedule for the day and read up on your treatment. If you have questions or concerns, you can send secure messages and requests directly to the people caring for you.

You will be given a hospital-provided iPad to access MyChart Bedside during your stay.

MyChart Bedside is available in all inpatient units at Foothills Hospital.

MyChart Bedside Features

MyChart Bedside offers inpatients many great features to stay on top of their care while in the hospital. These features include:

  • View your chart: See your vitals, lab results, and doctors' notes. MyChart Bedside shows you much of the same information that your doctors see
  • Start a conversation: Send messages to your nurse and request items to make your stay more comfortable
  • Fill out paperwork: Fill out required forms and answer questionnaires right from the tablet
  • Put names to faces: Get to know your care team members and see how each person helps take care of you
  • Plan your day: See your upcoming appointments, treatments and tests
  • Learn about your care: Learn more about your diagnosis, medications and lab results through personalized education and reference information
  • Sign up for MyBCH: MyBCH is a secure online portal to information from your electronic health record—available 24/7 on your personal computer, tablet or smartphone

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MyChart Bedside FAQ

MyChart Bedside Overview

Who is MyChart Bedside available for?

MyChart Bedside is available only for admitted patients and/or their proxies and is only available while the patient is in the hospital.

Is there a fee to use MyChart Bedside?

MyChart Bedside is a free service offered to our inpatients.

How do I get access?

Ask your Unit Coordinator or other care team member to give you a tablet to use during your stay.

Who do I talk to if I have further questions?

Please talk to the unit receptionist or Unit Coordinator if you have further questions.

How do I return the Bedside tablet?

Nursing staff will collect the tablet from you at discharge.

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Your Medical Record

When can I see my test results in MyChart Bedside?

Most results will be viewable the same day they are taken. There are also tests that may take days or weeks before we have results. Please talk to your nurse if you have questions or concerns.

If some of my health information on MyChart Bedside is wrong, what should I do?

Your health information comes straight from your electronic health record. You may ask your doctor to fix any incorrect information. You may also call our Chart Corrections Team by phone at 303-415-7792 or email our Health Information Management (HIM) department at HIM@bch.org.

How do I get a hardcopy of my medical record?

You can get a copy of your medical record by calling the Medical Record Department at 303-415-7760, Monday – Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

What is the difference between MyChart Bedside and MyBCH?

MyChart Bedside is specific to your hospital stay. It lets you communicate with your hospital care team and view your schedule and test results during your inpatient stay. MyBCH is BCH’s new secure online patient portal that connects you to information from your electronic health record — available 24/7 on your personal computer, tablet or smartphone.

What will happen to my MyChart Bedside account information on the tablet once I leave the hospital?

Once your stay in the hospital is done, your personal information will be removed from your MyChart Bedside tablet. However, much of what you see in your MyChart Bedside account will be viewable in MyBCH, our new patient portal. You can sign up for MyBCH from the Bedside tablet, online at my.bch.org or by downloading the app in the App Store or Google Play.

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MyChart Bedside For My Family

Can I view a family member’s health record in MyChart Bedside?

Yes, if the patient is the proxy and has current legal documentation on file. If a proxy is not in effect, then the patient may choose to share their chart with a family member and a HIPAA release is signed by the patient.

Technical Questions

How is MyChart Bedside secure?

We take great care to make sure your health information is kept private and secure. Access to information is controlled through a secure activation process, along with an optional user PIN.

What is your privacy policy?

MyChart Bedside is operated by BCH and is fully compliant with federal and state laws about your privacy.

My Bedside tablet stopped working, what should I do?

Please contact your Unit Coordinator to let them know the issue and they will give you with a new Bedside tablet.

How do I charge the tablet?

You will get a charging cable from your Unit Coordinator which can be used to charge the Bedside tablet via the electrical outlets behind your bed. If you did not get a charging cable, please ask your Unit Coordinator for one.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

Boulder Community Health offers the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. People age 16 and older are eligible to be vaccinated as of 5 p.m. on Friday, April 2. You can self-schedule appointments using the free MyBCH patient portal. Learn more about our vaccination process on our general vaccine information page.

For updates related to COVID-19, please see our COVID-19 page.