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Last modified: Wednesday, 19-Nov-2014 11:09:14 EST

University Health Service (UHS)

Medical Records
Authorization for the Release of Patient Information

PLEASE NOTE: The information on this page is for full-time University of Rochester students and UHS primary care patients seen at the University Health Service (UHS) only. Patients requesting their medical record from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) or Strong Memorial Hospital should call Strong Health Information Management at 585-275-2605 for the release of your medical records.


Medical information is routinely exchanged between healthcare professionals as deemed necessary by your healthcare provider to assure your safe, continuous care. This information includes records sent to specialists, to emergency departments, hospitals, etc. There is no charge or special patient authorization required for this process.

Release of Your UHS Medical Record:

If you are, or have been, a University of Rochester student or a UHS primary care patient, you can request a copy of your UHS medical record from the University Health Service. You will need to complete the UHS Medical Record Release of Information Form before your records can be released by UHS. Please write to hhf@uhs.rochester.edu to request the form. Your request can be returned via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery.

Requesting a Record of Your Immunization History: If you are, or have been, a University of Rochester student or a UHS primary care patient, you can request a copy of your immunization history from the University Health Service. Click here for more information about requesting your immunization record.

Fees

There is no charge for medical records and immunization records that are delivered (via fax or mail) directly to another doctor's office or medical care provider. There is a charge for records requested for personal reasons. The fee is $.75 per page or a flat $10.00 for 15 pages or less. Pre-payment is required prior to the release of the records. If requesting records for reasons other than direct medical care (e.g., insurance companies, attorneys), the requestor is responsible for payment of records.

Contact

E-mail:     hhf@uhs.rochester.edu
Phone:      (585) 275-1158
Fax:          (585) 276-0149
Mail:         University Health Service
                 Attn: UHS Medical Record Request
                 Box 270617
                 Rochester, New York 14627


PLEASE NOTE: For the release of medical records from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) or Strong Memorial Hospital, call 585-275-2605 (Strong Health Information Management).