@AUCDNews Twitter chat #OwnMyHealthRecord

@AUCDNews Twitter chat #OwnMyHealthRecord

Thursday, October 15, 2020
3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Twitter


Mark your calendar and make plans to join a lively discussion on what a health record is, how it is used, and why it is important. The hashtag will be: #OwnMyHealthRecord. Join the discussion on how a health record supports patient rights and access to things needed now, such as a flu shot. Please bring links to your favorite resources and be ready to share during the chat on October 15th at 3:00 p.m. ET.



  • Mike Bray @DDIatWSU
  • Héctor Manuel Ramírez @CROWRDREAM
  • Sherice Smith @ArkansasDHP
  • Steve Sulkes @UofR @URMed_GCH


Chat Guidelines

  1. Questions will be posted to Twitter by AUCD. Each question will begin with an identifier such as Q1.
  2. Each answer should include two things: an identifier such as A1 so people know which question you're answering, and the chat hashtag # OwnMyHealthRecord so that all parts of the conversation can stick together.
  3. When you refresh your Twitter page, make sure it's set to "latest" so you see the latest tweets in the chat.
  4. If you do not have a personal Twitter account, please ask if your organization may participate or you may offer to Tweet from your organizational account.

Chat Questions

Q1. What is a health record? How do you use it? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q2. How is a health record important for people who have a #disability? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q3. Who can help you get your health record? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q4. Why is it important that people with #disabilities have accurate health records? Share your examples. #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q5. What resources do you need to #OwnMyHealthRecord?

Q6. How does owning your health record help you access healthcare? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q7. What resources (community programs, websites) have you utilized that have positively impacted accessing your health record? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q8. What do you want #health professionals to know about #health and #disability? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q9. What steps should I take today to #OwnMyHealthRecord? How can I access my health record?  #OwnMyHealthRecord


If you have any questions prior to the Twitter chat, please email [email protected]

Hosted by: AUCD's National Center on Disability in Public Health, Healthcare Transition Learning Group members, Access to Healthcare National Learning Group. AUCD Staff: Adriane Griffen and Jordan Kerr.