Direct Messaging


Direct is a Form of Secure Messaging
eHealthCT Direct is a an easy-to-use, fast and secure electronic communication service for clinical providers and others who regularly transmit and/or receive protected health information (PHI). Direct looks and operates like email, but with security features such as point-to-point encryption required for PHI. Direct is not a brand name or a company, Direct is a transmission standard developed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

Direct Messaging is Easy!

  • All you need to use eHealthCT Direct is an internet connection, a web browser and a communication partner with a Direct address to securely exchange patient health information.
  • You can exchange clinical information securely with or without an Electronic Health Record (EHR) system.