OpenELIS Result Reports

To request access to the OpenELIS web portal, email MSPHLInformatics@health.mo.gov.

Informatics Unit: 573-522-9560

Please follow below guidelines to gain access to the OpenELIS Web Portal. Access to the OpenELIS Web Portal is not immediate, allow 3 to 10 business days for processing access requests.

Submitting clinical (human) samples only OR submitting clinical and environmental samples

  1. A Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) must be completed and signed by your authorizing representative and returned to the State Public Health Laboratory (SPHL). Attachment A will need to be completed by each user requesting access.
    1. MOA
    2. Attachment A
  2. Return completed MOA and Attachment A to MSPHLInformatics@health.mo.gov.
  3. Complete an Automated Security Access Processing (ASAP) request. See hyperlinked document for step by step instructions for completing request. An ASAP request must be completed by each user requesting access.
    1. ASAP
    2. ASAP instructions
  4. After user set up is completed by the SPHL staff, user will be contacted with login credentials for the web portal.

Submitting environmental samples only

  1. Complete an Automated Security Access Processing (ASAP) request. See hyperlinked document for step by step instructions for completing request. An ASAP request must be completed by each user requesting access.
    1. ASAP
    2. ASAP instructions
  2. After user set up is completed by the SPHL staff, user will be contacted with login credentials for the web portal.

Patients’ Access to Test Result Report(s)

As a result of changes to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy Rule 45 CFR §164.524, patients may now request laboratory test results directly from the Missouri State Public Health Laboratory (MSPHL).

To obtain report(s) of laboratory tests performed by the MSPHL, complete the Patient Access Form and the HIPAA Authorization for Disclosure Form found at the links below.  Completed forms may be mailed, emailed, faxed, or dropped off at the MSPHL.  For additional information regarding requests, please call the Patient Access Coordinator at 573-751-3334.

Missouri State Public Health Laboratory
101 N. Chestnut St
Jefferson City, Mo  65101
Phone: 573-751-3334
Fax:  573-526-2757
email:  Labweb1@health.mo.gov

Retention of clinical laboratory result reports:

  • If a patient was over the age of 14 when testing was conducted*, the result report(s) are kept for 6 years after the current year the test was completed.  See HIPAA 45 CFR 164.501
  • If a patient was under the age of 14 when testing was conducted*, the result report(s) are kept until the patient turns 21. See HIPAA 45 CFR 164.501 and 516.105 (3) RSMo
*Note: Prior to 2008, result reports were kept according to CLIA 493.1105.

 

Newborn Screening Laboratory Report Access Portal coming soon.

Approved healthcare professionals will have access to their patients’ Newborn Screening laboratory reports online using this web site.