Medical Records Information
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Medical records are available on MyChart 24 hours/7 days a week. You can access your medical records from any of our Rainy Lake Medical Center locations through Epic MyChart. MyChart also allows you to request a copy of your medical records for yourself or another provider. If your provider uses CareEverywhere, they have the ability to request and review your records from CareEverywhere users.
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Rainy Lake Medical Center partners with Sanford Health to offer MyChart.
How Secure Are My Medical Records?
Security of your medical records is a top priority at Rainy Lake Medical Center. Every effort is made to protect the content, with information only released after verifying proper authorization.
Can I View My Medical Records?
Yes, your electronic medical records are viewable in MyChart 24 hours/7 days a week. If you would like to view a paper copy of your medical record, please call 218-283-5463 to set up an appointment.
How Can I Obtain Copies of My Medical Records?
Your medical records are confidential and cannot be released without your authorization. You can request a copy of your medical record through MyChart, select Request My Records and complete the online form.
Medical records can also be requested in person by completing a Release of Authorization Form. Completed authorization forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed to the below contact information.
Rainy Lake Medical Center
Attn: Medical Records
1400 U.S. Hwy 71
International Falls, MN 56649
Call 218-283-5463 for questions or concerns.
Can a Family Member Sign for Release of My Records?
Your medical records are confidential and cannot be released without your consent. If someone other than you is picking up a paper copy of your records, ensure the form authorizes them. A valid photo ID will be required for picking up paper copies of medical records. Legal representatives granted access to your medical record will be required to provide documentation such as Power of Attorney or Guardianship documents.
Will There Be a Charge?
Depending on the information needed from your record, there may be a charge. Please call medical records at 218-283-5463 for more information.
Transfer of Medical Records
Transfer of your medical records can be completed with ease using MyChart or by using one of the methods under How can I obtain a Copy of my Medical Record? MyChart allows you to share your record with any clinician who has internet access. If you would like your records sent to Rainy Lake Medical Center, contact your provider and request to have your medical records sent to us.
- Call (218) 283-5463 or simply stop by for more information or help filling out an Authorization for Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information to send your records to another care provider.
- Contact your healthcare provider to have your medical records sent to us.