About Your Records
Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) Medical Records/Health Information Management Services Department keeps medical records for 10 years after the patient’s visit. These records include:
- Your health history (what you tell the health care providers about your past and present health status)
- Your medical examination findings (what the health care providers observe when you are examined)
- Newborn, maternity, psychiatric and minor's records are kept for 22 years.
Other information in your medical record may include:
- Lab test results
- Medications prescribed
- Plans for further care, including instruction for self-care and return visits
- Communication between your health care provider and any other health professional contributing to your care
What a Medical Record Does Not Contain
Your MVH medical record does not contain the following information or documentation:
- Birth Certificate: If you or your child was born at Miami Valley Hospital MVH, you'll need to request a copy of your birth certificate from the Montgomery County Bureau of Vital Statistics at (937) 225-4418.
- Imaging Films: Requests for X-ray, MRI, nuclear medicine, or other films should be directed to the Medical Imaging Services Department at (937) 208-3118.
- Immunization Records: Requests for copies of immunization records should be directed to the clinic or the physician office where the service was performed.
Questions About Billing
Billing questions should be directed to Patient Financial Services at (937) 208-2777 or (855) 208-2777.
Content Updated: November 19, 2014
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