Your health record includes your medical history such as allergies, medicines and test results, health insurance information and how to contact you.
It is the duty of Allina Health to ensure that your record remains confidential and is maintained and released in accordance with applicable laws.
To request access to your patient health information, you first need to fill out a release form.
Allina Health authorization to release and disclose patient information form
To request a copy of your medical records or if you have other release of information questions, call 612-262-2300.
Allina Health has one of the most comprehensive electronic health record systems in the nation.
An electronic health record is a computerized
version of your paper health record. It includes all the information needed to
care for you, such as your medical history (allergies, medications, test
results and other pertinent information), as well as your contact and insurance
Our electronic health record system can help
improve the quality of your care. One electronic health record will provide
your Allina Health caregivers a more complete picture of your medical history
at Allina Health.
information is safe. Only medical providers and personnel involved in your care
will look at your health record.
Having one electronic health record will help
improve the quality and safety of your care. For example, the Allina Health
electronic health record system has tools to immediately alert your doctor if
he/she prescribes a medication that may interact with your allergies and/or
You need to provide your medical history, insurance
and contact information at your first visit so that we can enter it into your
electronic health record. At future visits, all you need to do is confirm that
your information is up-to-date.
Electronic health records allow your
doctors to immediately review and update your health records at any of the
Allina Health hospitals and clinics you visit. Information in your health
record may be printed for you to take to a clinic or hospital that is not a
part of Allina Health.
Caroline Toll, MD, answers questions about the use of electronic health records.
portions of your health records, schedule clinic appointments and more with MyChart.
With your consent, you can have one common medical record that can be securely accessed by caregivers at: