Patients and Families

Medical Records

Health Information Management (Medical Records)
Main Hospital, Floor 1c

The Health Information Management (HIM) Department maintains records for all inpatient, same-day surgery and outpatient services.

  • Access to medical records is protected by Pennsylvania State Department of Health (DOH) regulations and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Copies of records may be released upon receipt of written authorization of the patient (if over 18 years of age) or the parent or guardian. The approved Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information is available from Children’s Web site.
  • There is a charge for copies of records unless they are requested to maintain continuity of care. For more information about obtaining copies of your child’s medical records, contact HIM at 412-692-5280 or find more information on requesting your child's medical records here.
Last Update
September 19, 2013
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Last Update
September 19, 2013