St.Vincent preserves the confidentiality of medical information to protect patients' privacy. Guidelines pertaining to the release of such information are established to protect the patients' right to privacy, as well as to provide the information to authorized persons for patient care, insurance and legal matters, and other legitimate business purposes. Except in specific instances, the authorization of the patient (or an authorized representative) is necessary before such information may be released. The following conditions may serve to clarify the patient's condition:
Copies of Medical RecordsTo obtain copies of Medical Records from St.Vincent Indianapolis Hospital, a written authorization is required for the release of records. The authorization may be mailed or submitted in person Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to: Health Information ManagementAttn: Release of Information St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital2001 West 86th StreetIndianapolis, Indiana 46260Email Us
If the request is submitted in person, picture identification is required.The copying fees consist of a labor charge of $20.00 which includes the first ten (10) pages of records, 50¢ per page for pages 11-51 and 25¢ per page for pages 51 and greater. Other charges may apply for postage, stat requests or certifications.Guidelines for signatures are:
NOTE: If information concerns a minor treated primarily for drug and/or alcohol abuse, consent need only be given by the minor.
The Health Information Management Department has medical records for Indianapolis and Carmel Hospitals, Outpatient Physical Therapy and the St.Vincent Breast Center. Health Information Services is located in the basement (B1) of the Cardiology Building on the 86th Street campus near Door 7. Please refer to the map for parking instructions. Our phone number is (317) 338-2216. Email Us
Other types of records may be obtained directly from the following areas: