How to Easily Request Edward Hospital Medical Records

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How to Easily Request Edward Hospital Medical Records

Medical records hold vital information about a patient's health. If you're interested in obtaining medical records from Edward Hospital, you may be wondering what steps you need to take. All patients are entitled to their medical records. Unfortunately, most hospitals don't make the process of getting them simple. In addition to this, many people don't have the time to request records or can't understand the hospital's process of doing so. Even more, some patients are unaware of how long their medical records are even stored.

But luckily, there's an easier way. Here at DoNotPay, we believe that you should be able to easily get the medical records you need. If you're looking to obtain for you or someone else online, read on to learn how you can request records on your own and why DoNotPay is the best solution for your needs.

Why Might I Need Medical Records From Edward Hospital?

Medical records are an important part of your medical history. While some people may not need to obtain their medical records, there are some instances where getting these records is necessary. Here are a few reasons why you may need to request your .

  • You are receiving care from multiple practitioners and not everyone has access to your records.
  • You are switching doctors.
  • You are relocating.
  • You are applying for Social Security Disability.
  • You are gathering family medical history.

How to Request Medical Records From Edward Hospital

Edward Hospital ensures that they keep all of their patient's medical records confidential and secure. If you would like to access medical records from the hospital, there are two ways you can go about it. Patients can request their records online using MyChart or they can request a printed copy if they prefer. Let's take a closer look at the options you have available to you.

  1. Online Through MyChart

To request medical records through MyChart, you will need to sign up for an account. If you haven't already, you can sign up here. Follow the prompt to connect with your provider. MyChart will enable you to look at all of your medical information, including:

  • Test results
  • Medications
  • Allergies
  • Immunization
  • Medical History

Edward Hospital enables you to request medical records to be released to MyChart if you do not want them on paper. This makes it easier for patients to manage their medical information in one place.

  1. Requesting a Printed Copy

If you do not want your medical records to be released online, you also have the option to request a printed copy be sent to your address. To do so, you will need to mail an Authorization to Use and Disclosure Health Information form to the hospital that you received service. This form can be found here.

If you choose to request a printed copy of the information, you can expect to receive it within 7-10 business days. Edward Hospital states that if you need your medical records in less time, you will need to reach out to their call center where you can schedule a time to pick up your records instead.

Edward Hospital has two locations, including:

HospitalAddressContact Number
Elmhurst Hospital or Affiliated Medical GroupsAttn: Medical Records Department

155 E. Brush Hill Road

Elmhurst, IL 60126

Edward Hospital, Linden Oaks Hospital or Affiliated Medical GroupsAttn: Medical Records Department

801 South Washington Street

Naperville, IL 60540

Phone numbers to call include:


What Types of Records Are Restricted From Being Released?

Edwards Hospital states that radiology records cannot be released either through MyChart or on paper. If you need your radiology records, you will need to walk into Edward Hospital Medical Department or Elmhurst Hospital Medical Record Department to get images. You will need to fill out an authorization form, which you can print off and complete before you come in or fill it out when you get there.

Request Medical Records With Ease Using DoNotPay

Requesting medical records should never be a difficult process. Unfortunately, this is a reality for many patients who need to quickly access their medical records. If you don't want the hassle of requesting your medical records on your own, let DoNotPay do it on your behalf. DoNotPay can help you obtain access to electronic health records for any hospital with ease.

If you're ready to let DoNotPay help you request your Edward Hospital medical records, all you need to do is:

  1. Look up medical records on DoNotPay's website.

  2. Enter the name of the health care provider you'd like to receive medical records from.

  3. Answer a few questions about your provider and where you'd like to send the records.

DoNotPay Successfully Works Across All Companies

Edward Hospital isn't the only facility you can get medical records for. DoNotPay works with all companies, groups, and entities to help you access the medical records you deserve. Some other places we can help you get your records from include:

  1. Kaiser
  2. Mercy Hospital
  3. Baptist Medical Center
  4. Cleveland Clinic

Are you ready to access your medical records? Sign up with DoNotPay to get started!

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