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CommonWell® Frequently Asked Questions
CommonWell allows health care organizations the ability to securely share health data with caregivers regardless of where care occurs. Electronic sharing can help you get faster and better health care. It is very secure and takes your privacy very seriously.
Learn more about CommonWell in the following questions and answers.
CommonWell takes your privacy and security very seriously.
CommonWell does not store any of your health/clinical data and uses end-to-end encryption to help ensure your data is secure when sending data.
Electronic sharing of data is more secure than fax or postal service.
- Electronic sharing gets you faster and better health care. It reduces the amount of time your healthcare provider sends searching for test results and other health information.
- CommonWell nationwide connectivity means that your data is more accessible to participating clinicians.
- Sharing data gives provider a clear picture of your total health.
- When enrolled, if you are unable to provide health data, such as in an emergency, your care team may locate it immediately.
CommonWell will never sell any of your information.
There is no cost to the patient to participate in electronic health data sharing.
Participation is not a condition to receiving care. However, if you opt out, it may affect the information available to your care team when receiving care.
Yes. If you decide to enroll now, but later change your mind and want to opt out, you can contact Moffitt’s Medical Records Department at 813-745-3991.