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Medical Records

Also known as Health Information Management

Monday through Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
609 599-5203

OUR MAIN CONCERN IS PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY.
PROTECTION OF YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS IS OF UTMOST CONCERN AND IS OUR PRIORITY.

Photocopies of your records are available upon request and shall be released only with an appropriate patient authorization and/or in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. An Authorization to Disclose of Healthl Information is available at the Release of Information Desk in the Health Information Management Department; OR you may use the link provided to print a valid authorization form to fill out and fax to us. If you are aware of any information in your records such as psychological or psychiatric impairments, drug abuse, alcoholism, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, including acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), or testing for HIV you will have to indicate this in your request. This is for compliance with all federal and state laws for the purpose of safeguarding your information. In the course of processing your request, the Release of Information Representative will contact you if a special authorization is necessary to release your medical records.

In order to process your request expeditiously, the following information should be included:

  • Patient Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Date(s) of Service
  • Information needed
  • Purpose of the request
  • Name of individual authorized to receive the information
  • Signature of patient, legal guardian or individual authorized by law to release medical records on behalf of the patient

To protect you and your information, you will be asked to present valid photo identification. If you are acting on behalf of a patient you will be asked to provide legal documentation to demonstrate that you are the patient’s legally authorized representative.

Please include a phone number where we can reach you in case there are questions about your request.

Click here for a convenient form to fill out and fax to 609 695-0164 or email SFarber@StFrancisMedical.org.
Haga clic aquí para un formulario para llenar y enviar por fax al 609 695-0164 o correo electrónico SFarber@StFrancisMedical.org.

The Health Information Management Department maintains Inpatient and Outpatient records including Same Day Surgery (ACC), Endoscopy, Bronchoscopy, Minor Surgery, Cardiac Catheterization, Observation, Clinic, Sleep Lab and Emergency records. We do not maintain radiology films, cardiac videos, pathology slides, or outpatient MRI test results or film. Requests for that type of information must be directed to the specific departments where the test occurred. Phone numbers for all departments are available on this website.

In accordance with St. Francis Medical Center practices, patient information is faxed ONLY for immediate and emergent patient care to healthcare providers or healthcare facilities.

State regulated fees for photocopies and mailing/postage are charged to all requesters EXCEPT physicians and other healthcare facilities who need the records for patient care.

Please understand that processing your request may take some time so please provide advance notice whenever possible.

The Release of Information representative may be contacted to answer any questions at 609 599-5203 during normal business hours.

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you.
 

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