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St. Joseph's Health Information Management Department maintains all patient medical records.
The medical record is a permanent document of the history and progress of every patient's medical care. The record is a compilation of observations and findings recorded by the patient's physician and members of the hospital healthcare staff, the entries and reports originate at various points in the Hospital. Physicians' dictated medical records are transcribed and added to the medical record.
Records are used for continuity of patient care, verify insurance claims for medical care rendered, as a legal/business document outlining the course of a patient's medical care, provides statistical and factual information for hospital administration and medical staff committees, for hospital accreditation, licensing and other regulatory bodies and medical research.
Patients must request their records in writing.
If you have any questions please call 602.406.3350.
ATTN: Medical Records Office
350 West Thomas Rd
Phoenix, AZ 85013