Medical Records

Premier Health hospitals maintain a confidential medical record for every patient. Your medical record contains complete information about all treatment and care you have received at our hospital.

While hospital medical records and their contents are the property of the hospital, you have the right to view your medical record. You can request a copy or make an appointment with the Medical Records/Health Information Management Services Department to come in and review your record in person.

All patient health care information at the hospital is confidential. Medical records cannot be released to any person without the permission of the patient or the patient's legally authorized representative (unless allowed by law).

To release your medical record to another individual or organization, or to review your record yourself, you must use the required Authorization for Release of Medical Information/Patient Access Form. If, after reviewing your records, you feel a change needs to be made, you may use the Amendment Request Form to request a change.

About Your Medical Record

Your Premier Health medical record is kept on file for 10 years after services are provided. Learn about the type of information contained in your medical record.

Review Your Medical Record

If you would like to view your medical record in person and/or request a correction, you can schedule an appointment with the Medical Records/Health Information Management Services Department.

Request a Copy of Your Medical Record

You can request a copy of your medical record to be sent to you or another person or organization. We can provide a copy of your record on paper or DVD.

Medical Record FAQs

Who is able to request a copy of your medical record? Where can you get a copy of your birth certificate? Learn answers to some frequently asked questions about medical records.

Contact Us About Your Medical Record

If you have questions about your medical record or wish to view your record in person, contact the Medical Records/Health Information Management Services Department at each Premier hospital location.

Content Updated: April 6, 2017

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