If you are requesting a transfer or copies of medical records from Perham Health, please follow the instructions below. You must be 18 years of age or the parent/legal guardian to request a transfer or copies of a medical record. We’ve created a FAQ section to address commonly asked questions.
A: Yes. Patients have a right to access their own medical records. A written, signed authorization request needs to be filed with Health Information Management — Release of Information. You may also view your medical records by appointment in the Release of Information department.
A: If a patient is deceased, the authorization must be signed by the appointed personal representative. Otherwise, a surviving spouse, an adult child, a parent, or responsible next of kin may authorize release of records.
A: If someone other than the patient will be picking up copies of medical records, please let us know in advance. The person picking up the medical records must bring written authorization from the patient.