New Patient Registration

1)  Please fill out the New Patient Insurance and Demographics Form.  It is very important to fill out the specific information concerning your insurance company name and insurance ID so please have your insurance available when you fill out this form.

 

2)  You will then be able to create your own Patient Portal ( link is provided in step 5 below) and request an appointment. 

 

3)  In 48 to 72 hours, you should receive a response and an appointment.   

 

4)  Once you have an appointment, you will be able to fill out your health history on your portal.  Please fill it out as soon as your appointment is scheduled and allow plenty of time to answer the questions.  This will help Dr. Patterson and her staff to be prepared for your visit. 

 

5)  You can create your portal and request an appointment by clicking here.

 

6)  Please bring your signed HIPAA Acknowledgement Form to your first visit.

 

7)  Please be advised that you will need to give at least 24 hours notice before canceling an appointment.  Since Dr. Patterson spends over one hour with each new patient, she will need to fill your spot.  If you do not give at least 24 hours notice, you will be charged a $200 fee.

 

New Patient Forms
Appointments

New Patient Insurance and Demographics Form

To schedule a new patient appointment, please fill out your New Patient Insurance and Demographics Form online by clicking here.

 

It is very important to fill out the specific information concerning your insurance company name and insurance ID, so please have your insurance available when you fill out this form.

 

 After filling this form out, follow the instructions under the "Appointments" section to the right to request an appointment. 

 

HIPAA Forms

Before your appointment, please read the HIPAA Information Form found here.

If you have read and acknowledge your HIPAA rights, please print out the HIPAA Acknowledgement Form  found here, sign it, and bring it with you to your first appointment.

 

Release of Records Form

If you need a release of records form, please click here.

New Patients

 

Please follow the steps above for New Patient Registration.

 

If you have already filled out the New Patient Insurance and Demographic Form, visited your newly created Patient Portal, and have an appointment scheduled, please fill out the Health History form by clicking here.  This should be done as soon as your appointment is scheduled to allow Dr. Patterson and her staff to be prepared for your visit. 

 

Then, please follow the instructions to the left about the HIPAA Information and HIPAA Acknowledgement.

 

Please be advised that you will need to give at least 24 hours notice before canceling an appointment.  Since, Dr. Patterson spends over one hour with each new patient, she will need to fill your spot.  If you do not give at least 24 hours notice, you will be charged a $200 fee.

 

Please remember before any appointments to update your Health History forms on your portal from your portal's home page.

 

 

 

Established Patients

 

To request an appointment, please click here to visit your portal and request an appointment. 

 

New policy - because Dr. Patterson allows so much time with each patient, please give at least 24 hours notice before canceling an appointment so that we can fill your spot.  If you do not give at least 24 hours notice, you will be charged a $75 fee.

 

Before any appointments, please be sure to update your Health History forms on your portal from your portal's home page.

 

Messaging/Portal

Please be aware that as a solo practioner, Dr. Patterson must streamline her messaging.  In order to do this, she has messaging set up for you 

through a "portal"  in her Electronic Medical Records System that allows communication which is secure and HIPAA compliant.

 

If you would like to send Dr. Patterson messages, sign into your  Patient Portal.  You will then have access to private messaging with Dr. Patterson.

 

For urgent matters, please contact Dr. Patterson at 518-779-5225.

 

All other messages should be handled by the messaging system through your portal.  Once you have logged in and sent your message, you can expect a reply within 24 - 36 hours.

 

Electronic Medical Records
Telemedicine

Dr. Patterson will be enabling you to view some of your records online through your newly created Patient Portal.  You will be able to receive summaries of your visit and view your labs.

 

After your patient portal has been enabled, you can visit it by clicking here.

Dr. Patterson offers telemedicine services on a limited basis for those who are unable to commute to the office. To visit with Dr. Patterson online, please use Firefox or Google Chrome to visit the following website at your designated appointment time.

https://doxy.me/drpatterson