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Who owns personal medical records?

Who owns personal medical records?

Personal medical rec: You as patient have right and access to a full copy. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Hipaa (Definition)

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) is a US law that outlines privacy standards to protect patients' medical records and other health information that is accessed by health ...Read more


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How would I get my personal medical records?

How would I get my personal medical records?

Call doc office: Call your doctors office and ask for the records, sign an authorization for release- you should be able to get them. ...Read more

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Personal medical records? How private are they?

Should be private: Personal medical records are ought to be private and confidential. If you are storing on a web site make sure the site has good security. The doctors offices and the hospitals are already aware of the hippa policies and they do not divulge any information except for purposes of insurance companies and other referring doctors. ...Read more

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Why is it hard to get personal medical records from hospitals?

It should not be: Ask your doctor to help you out. You should not have any difficulty getting the records. ...Read more

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Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for ny hospital ?

Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for ny hospital ?

Medical records: Call they department of medical records and ask them the procedure to obtain. They should be able to help you. ...Read more

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Where do I apply for copy personal medical records for bellvue ny hospital ?

Go there: The best thing is to go there and complete their records release form and show id. You can also send in proof of identity and a signed request for records - if they will accept that. Regardless, they are permitted to charge you a per page photocopying/printing fee. ...Read more

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How do I obtain my personal medical records without going through the hospital since they charge?

Try Through ur PCP: It is not unusual to charge for medical records. You can check with your state medical board for the fees allowed. You can also try obtaining the records via your pcp. ...Read more

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How do you obtain personal medical records?

Request it: You need to request it from the doctor's office or healthcare facility. They will have a form for you to complete or ask you to send in a signed, written request. They can also charge you for reproduction costs (modest fee). ...Read more

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What should go in your own personal medical records?

Notes: All information that has been recorded by your doctor , family history, all your medical history and medications used. Medical record are the notes docs keep when you have an appointment or phone call-. ...Read more

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What is the best web site to store personal medical records?

There are: You may have to search web sites. Physician interactive is a site that used to allow your personal records can be stored. ...Read more

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Why would I get my personal medical records? 2 much paper already

There are: You may have to search web sites. Physician interactive is a site that used to allow your personal records can be stored. ...Read more

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Who makes decision "not" to release your personal medical records?

You have rights: You can get copies of your records. practices don't always fully understand this, but it's a U.S. law. Hospitals and practices, can, however, charge you costs for the copies. Some places charge a lot, so find out the cost. You can ask for specific information, such as visit notes and lab test results only. Info on rights: http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/understanding/consumers/medicalrecords. ...Read more

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What is the best web site platform to store personal medical records?

Several: Not sure how many websites we have. One of them practice fusion. Google web site lists all the sites. Be sure that they are secure website. ...Read more

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Is there a web site where you can find your own personal medical records?

Possibly: You have to check with the hospital or practice where you get care, to see if they have a personal health record or patient portal. Even if they do, they often don't have access to your records (Veterans who get care at the VA can access all their records through MyHealtheVet). You do have the RIGHT to get copies of records on a disk or thumb drive - see Release of Information at the practice. ...Read more

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Is there a web site where you can store and organize your own personal medical records?

Several: Not sure how many websites we have. One of them practice fusion. Google web site lists all the sites. Be sure that they are secure website. ...Read more

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I have called the hospital to get some personal medical records from?

Release: You need to sign a "release" of information at your hospital in order to obtain copies of your medical records. ...Read more

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Is there a way to obtain my personal medical records without going through my doctor?

Probably not: Why do you have to not go thro your doctor? Any doctor or a hospital has to release medical records when you ask for. You are required to go thro your doctors office if you need your records from the clinic. ...Read more

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How long does a hospital have, on receipt of a request, to send my personal medical records in ireland?

Certified Mail and..: Make sure you address the letter to your hospital's patients services manager or medical records officer. In ireland, look up the "data protection act" and it will give you the specifics. There is usually a charge involved and you must provide proof you are indeed the patient making the request. ...Read more

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How long does a hospital legally have, on receipt of a request, to send me my personal medical records?

? Time limit: I am not sure whether the hospitals have a time limit. But they will send the records in a reasonable amount of time. If some one needs records urgently for legal or crime solving purposes the hospitals will expedite the records. ...Read more

Personal Medical Records (Definition)

Personal medical records are a collection of notes from physicians and other providers, laboratory results, and imaging ...Read more


Personal Health Records (Definition)

Personal health records include forms, paperwork, printouts of lab tests, and physician notes related ...Read more