HERON Michigan: Search for patients with MyChart accounts

Interested in limiting your search to patients with MyChart accounts? HERON Michigan introduces the MyChart folder within Demographics. This folder provides granular information in addition to the general question of whether or not the patient has an account. For example: Looking for only active MyChart users? Search patients who activated and accessed their account. This will eliminate patients who activate but never use their accounts. Want to limit your search to only patients you can contact via email? Search the "Chose to receive E-mail" folder.

Identified patient notes are now available for identified data requests. While you cannot search these notes in HERON, the notes can be provided in an approved identified data request. For example, drag Reports->Visit Notes->Note Types->ED Provider Notes into your query to receive the provider note text from ED visits for patients in your patient set.

Need help with HERON? Join the Frontiers Lunch and Learn which meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month from 12:00 - 1:30 PM in room 3001D Student Center. Register in advance if possible but drop-ins are welcome.

Any publication that results from a project utilizing HERON should cite grant support (CTSA Award # UL1TR000001).

HERON Michigan Contents Summary

Our tour of rivers and lakes expands to include bodies of water within the ​Greater Plains Collaborative states. This month honors Lake Michigan.

The HERON repository contains over 2 billion real observations from the hospital, clinics, and research systems:

Observation Patients Source Go-Live Snapshot Issues
Alerts 20.2M 448K
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sept 2015
Allergy 622K 277K
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sept 2015 various*
Cancer Cases 17.9M 81.2.7K
KUH Cancer Registry 1950s Sept 2015 labels*
Cardiology Labs 26.9M 369K
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sept 2015
Demographics 26.7M 2.15M
KUH Billing (O2 via SMS) 1980s Sep 2015 various*
UKP Billing 2000 Sep 2015
38.7K 38.7K Frontiers participant registry Jun 2009 Sep 2015
200.7K 200.7K Social Security Death Index 1962 Sep 2015
Diagnoses (IDC9, ICD10) 90M* 858K*
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sep 2015 various*
UKP Billing 2000 Sep 2015
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Q4 2008 Jun 2015
History 44.2M 490K
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sep 2015
Lab Results 173M 407K
KUH/O2/Epic 2003 Sep 2015 various*
Medications 213M 499K
KUH/O2/Epic (Organized by VA Class) Nov 2007 Sep 2015 various*
Microbiology 4.02M 34.0K
KUH/O2/Epic 2003 (?) Sep 2015 various*
887K 137K Negative 2003 Sep 2015
13.7K 9.8K Positive 2003 Sep 2015
National Cardiovascular Data Registry 1.33M 11.3K
NCDR (?) Dec 2014
Nursing Observations 988M ?
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sep 2015 various*
Procedure Orders 205M 623K
KUH/O2/Epic 2003 (?) Sep 2015 various*
Procedures (CPT) 15.3M 739K
UKP Billing 2000 Sep 2015
REDCap 1.26M 49.5K
REDCap July 2011 Sep 2015
Reports/Notes 101M 476K
KUH/O2/Epic ? Sep 2015
Specimens 137K 9.7K
KUMC Biospecimen Repository ? Jun 2015
Visit Details 99M 1.02M
KUH/O2/Epic Nov 2007 Sep 2015
Hospital Quality Metrics 8.78M 112K
University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Q4 2008 Jun 2015 #2911
All 2.09B

* Currently, HERON is missing around 3M encounter diagnosis records. We expect to resolve this issue in the next release.


Some material in the UMLS Metathesaurus is from copyrighted sources of the respective copyright holders. Users of the UMLS Metathesaurus are solely responsible for compliance with any copyright, patent or trademark restrictions and are referred to the copyright, patent or trademark notices appearing in the original sources, all of which are hereby incorporated by reference.

Misuse of the Limited Access Death Master File, NTIS, U.S. Department of Commerce data is subject to penalties under provisions of 15 CFR § 1110.200.

Beta Disclaimer

We are providing this early access to obtain feedback from you, the research community. While we are actively working on validating the data loaded into the system with hospital and clinic technical staff, there may be problems with our translation of data from our source systems (HospitalEpicSource and ClinicIdxSource) into HERON.

Please email us at heron-admin@kumc.edu if you discover information you believe may be erroneous.

We are actively working on enhancing the types of data included. Stay tuned to our roadmap to track progress toward upcoming releases.

Various Issues Still Apply

Keep in mind the issues noted in the original HERON beta notice, including:

Enhancements and Problems/Defects/Issues Addressed in this Release

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Outstanding Problems/Defects/Issues


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