Instructions For Documenting an Opt-Out Research Contact Preference

1. If you already have an MUSC MyChart account, sign into your  account by entering your username and password and clicking the green “Sign In” button.

If you have never created a MyChart account before, please click the blue button labeled “CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT” and follow the prompts to create your account prior to completing the remaining steps as outlined below.

Screenshot of the MUSC MyChart login page. 

2. At the top of your MyChart homepage, hover your mouse over the “Menu” icon and click.

MyChart screen shot with red box highlighting the “Menu” icon. 

3. A single left hand column will appear. Under “My Record,” click on “Questionnaires.”

MyChart screenshot with red box highlighting the “Questionnaires” icon. 

4. Under “Optional Questionnaires”, click on the "Research Contact Preference” Questionnaire.

My Chart screenshot of “Questionnaires” page, with red box indicating where the MUSC “Research Contact Preference” Questionnaire is located. 

5. On the first page of the questionnaire, you will see a sentence in a white box stating, “I do not want to be contacted about potential research opportunities.” If this applies to you, click on the white text box to turn the box blue.

MyChart Screen shot of “Research Contact Preference” questionnaire with arrow indicating where to click to select the “I do not want to be contacted about potential research opportunities” text box.

6. Once the “I do not want to be contacted about potential research opportunities’ text box appears, blue, click on the green ”Continue” button.

MyChart Screen shot of “Research Contact Preference” questionnaire with red box indicating where to click “continue” to bring you to the next page of the questionnaire.

7. Next, the questionnaire will display text with additional information about your selection to opt-out of being contacted about research opportunities. Please take a few moments to read the paragraph on top before clicking, “CONTINUE.”

MyChart Screen shot of “Research Contact Preference” page that displays with additional information once a patient has indicated that they wish to opt-out of being contacted about research.

8. Finally, you will come to the confirmation and submission page (as seen below). On the left hand side under, “Question,” you will see text showing the two different options for being contacted for research. On the right hand side under, “Answer,” you will see your selected preference indicating that you “do not want to be contacted about potential research opportunities.” If you want to confirm this preference, click on the green box that says, SUBMIT.”

MyChart Screen shot of final MUSC “Research Contact Preference” questionnaire page with a red box indicating where to click “submit”