Enroll in Health Companion ® for free
Communicate securely with over 1 million healthcare providers and get and share records nationwide with a personalized Health Companion® Direct address. It works like email, but is more secure and private. Use our free service with Direct Messaging Express for as long as you want, to receive health records and messages.
Direct messaging works like email. However, unlike regular e-mail, Direct messaging meets stringent security and privacy standards for sending sensitive health information and is approved by federal regulators for this use. Widespread implementation of Direct began in earnest in 2015. Today, Direct is used by thousands of healthcare organizations and over 1 million individual providers.
As a healthcare consumer or patient (or caregiver), a Direct address is a powerful tool to help you manage your health information and communicate with your doctors. You may have access to patient portals given to you by your healthcare provider, but these portals present a few problems:
Health Companion® allows you to merge records from all of your providers into a single platform that is completely under your control.