@AUCDNews Twitter chat #OwnMyHealthRecord

@AUCDNews Twitter chat #OwnMyHealthRecord

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
3:30 p.m. ET


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 12th at 3:30 p.m. ET.


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 have you used your health record during the #COVID19 pandemic? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q3. How is a health record important for people who have a #disability? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q4. What resources do you need to #OwnMyHealthRecord? Who can help you get your health record? #OwnMyHealthRecord

Q5. How can accurate health records encourage well-being for people who have a #disability? Share your examples. #OwnMyHealthRecord

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

Q7. What resources (community programs, websites) have you used to support getting and using 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? #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.