Tips for linking your MyChart accounts

You many want to link your SHIELD MyChart account to your Northwestern Medicine MyChart account. Below are instructions for setting my your NM MyChart account and linking your MyChart accounts together.

Setting Up Your NM MyChart Account

  1. If you do not already have an NM MyChart account, you will receive an email from at your NIU.EDU email address sometime before your testing date. Once you receive the MyChart email, click “Create Your Account.”
  2. Next, create a username and password.
  3. Enter a valid email for email notifications.
  4. Accept the terms and conditions for MyChart.

Your account is set up!

Linking your SHIELD Illinois MyChart with your NM MyChart

You can link your MyChart associated with SHIELD Illinois and your NM MyChart so that when your test results are final, you will receive an email notification from SHIELD Illinois and then you can login to the MyNM app to view the result.

Download step-by-step instructions for linking SHIELD with NM MyChart (PDF)

Note: You must have activated your SHIELD account (Activation Letter steps) and your NM MyChart account before following the steps below to link both accounts.

We are aware that this function is not working and are troubleshooting with the vendor to resolve.

  1. Log into your MyNM application on your iPhone/Android device.
  2. Select the Main Menu option.
  3. Next, click on Settings
  4. Next, click on MyChart Settings.
  5. Select Link My Accounts.
  6. If you see “SHIELD Illinois” listed, select it and click Link Account. If an account does not appear, type in the search box, “SHIELD.” 
  7. Click on Linked Accounts and confirm it is now linked.
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