Connecting with your Scripps Health care team while you’re in the hospital is now easier. The MyScripps Bedside app — accessible for Scripps inpatients using an Apple or Android tablet — helps patients manage their hospital stay and enhance their experience. Besides connecting patients to their providers and hospital amenities, it also provides access to various entertainment options, including movies, games and relaxation content.
Among its capabilities, MyScripps Bedside allows you to:
- View your daily schedule, medications and upcoming hospital appointments
- See up-to-date health information, including recent vital signs, lab results and treatment plans
- Order meals and request items that aren’t urgent, such as ice chips or a warm blanket
- Take notes and message the nursing staff
- Get to know your care team
- Read educational materials about your condition
MyScripps Bedside is available at all of Scripps hospitals including Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
These videos and the frequently asked questions below can help you know what to expect.
We’ve answered some common questions about MyScripps Bedside.
MyScripps Bedside is available only for admitted patients while in the hospital.
The app is available at all of Scripps hospitals including Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
When you’ve been admitted to a Scripps hospital that is using MyScripps Bedside, you will be provided with an iPad to use during your stay. Simply log in using your MyScripps account username and password and your inpatient dashboard will appear. If you don’t have a MyScripps account, see how to register for MyScripps.
MyScripps Bedside is used only when you are an admitted patient in the hospital. Use the standard MyScripps app when you are not in the hospital.
If you have any questions on how to use MyScripps Bedside, ask your patient care assistant or nurse.
No. Patients should still use the call button for urgent requests.
Your test results are released to your MyScripps account after your doctor has had a chance to review them. This is generally within two days.
Note, some test results must be reviewed and released by your physician first. This includes test results related to pathology, diagnostic mammogram with biopsy, HIV, hepatitis and drug abuse.
Your health information comes from your electronic health record. If there are any errors, please ask your doctor to correct the information.
All Scripps-owned shared iPads with active MyScripps Bedside are digitally wiped once a patient is discharged and all information pertaining to the patient is erased from the device. Your medical information won’t be lost — you can see your medical information at anytime from your MyScripps app on your personal device.
If you used MyScripps Bedside app on your personal tablet while in the hospital, you’ll receive a message on the app that it’s not accessible if you try to access it remotely after being discharged from the hospital. After you leave the hospital, you can use the standard MyScripps app to view your medical information from your hospital stay, including tests, procedures and vital signs.
Yes, if the family member has proxy access to your MyScripps account. You can grant access to family members or caregivers by setting up online proxy access for your medical records in your MyScripps account — from the menu, select “Share My Record,” under the “Sharing” header and then select “Friends and Family Access” to invite someone.