The Health Information Management (HIM) Department at Nationwide Children's Hospital provides patients, patient families and healthcare professionals with medical records such as nurse’s notes, lab tests, reports and treatment plans.
How to Request Medical Records
Nationwide Children's Hospital (Columbus) Medical Records Requests
Copies of medical records can be requested in one of five ways:
Simply log in to your child’s Mychart account to access their medical information. You can view, print, or download information to your computer. Should you need to formally request records, you can do so directly through MyChart via the Document Center. Have a MyChart question? Please call (614) 355-0852.
Your completed Medical Record Request Form can be emailed to MedicalRecordRequests@NationwideChildrens.org.
Your completed Medical Record Request Form can be faxed to (614) 355-0797.
In person (for urgent requests only):
For your convenience, Authorization forms are available in all clinic locations. Once you’ve completed the form, please have the clinic staff forward it to the HIM department.
Mail your completed Medical Record Request Form to:
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Health Information Management Department
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Medical Record Request Forms
|Print Medical Records Request Form - (English)||Medical Records Request Form - Fillable PDF (English)|
|Print Medical Records Request Form (Spanish)||Print Medical Records Request Form (Somalian)|
|Print Medical Records Request Form (Japanese)|
Nationwide Children's Hospital - Toledo Medical Records Requests
Copies of Nationwide Children’s Hospital - Toledo medical records can be requested as follows:
- Online: Click here to request Nationwide Children's Hospital - Toledo medical records
- By phone: 800-913-9417
Turnaround Time For Requests
All requests, whether delivered in-person, by mail, email, or via fax, could take up to 30 days to complete. Same day requests will be reviewed to determine if the request can be completed same day. Nationwide Children’s does charge a flat fee of $6.50 for each copy of the requested records, unless extraordinary circumstances apply. There is no fee associated with obtaining an immunization records or list of visit dates. Once your request is complete, we will contact you to collect payment, and the records will be released via the method requested on your Medical Record Request Form.
How to Request an Amendment to Your Medical Records
You have the right to request to amend health information we maintain about you or your child if you believe the health information is inaccurate or incomplete. Click here to complete a Medical Record Amendment Request form.
For questions about your request or to speak to a representative from our office, please call (614) 355-0777.