Your medical records
Patients, parents and legal guardians have legal right to information about a patient’s care. At Children’s Minnesota, we want to make that process clear and easy for you.
- Learn what information is in a medical record
- Get copies of medical records
- View medical records while in the hospital
- Getting other records from Children’s
Release of information form
We take every precaution to protect the rights and privacy of our patients. To ensure the privacy of patients and their families and to comply with federal regulations, parents or guardians must sign a release of information form (PDF) in order to get a copy of your or your child’s medical records.
Request a correction or amendment to a medical record
It is Children’s Minnesota policy to permit individuals or an individual’s legal guardian to request that Children’s amend protected health information (PHI) or a record about the individual in Children’s designated record set for as long as the PHI is maintained in Children’s designated record set. Please complete this form with a written explanation to support the requested correction or amendment.
Please return completed form to the following address:
Children’s Health Information Management Director
5901 Lincoln Drive, CBC-2-HIM
Edina, MN 55436
If you have any questions in regards to submitting a correction or amendment to a medical record please contact Health Information Management at 612-813-6216.
Need an interpreter?
Children’s has interpreters in a wide variety of languages from Spanish to Somali. You can request an interpreter to help you communicate with staff about your medical records.