Health Information Management

The Department of Health Information Management is responsible for maintaining Hospital for Special Surgery patient records.

Requesting your medical record

HSS patients or their personal representatives may request access to all or part of their medical record. Examples of specific information that may be requested include the following:

  • Billing statements
  • Discharge summary
  • Lab reports
  • Operative reports
  • Physician office records
  • Radiology and/or MRI images
  • Radiology and/or MRI reports
  • Rehabilitation records

For visits occurring on or after February 1, 2016, HSS patients will be able to view selected lab results, health and visit summaries, billing statements, and more on the MyHSS patient portal. Activate a MyHSS account

For visits occurring before February 1, 2016, HSS patients can request medical records through the MyHSS patient portal. Activate a MyHSS account

Patients can also complete the following form to request a copy of your medical record:

 

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions regarding MyHSS, please contact our MyHSS Help Desk at 844.269.4509.

If you have any questions regarding your medical records, please call the HSS Health Information Management Department at 212.606.1254 during regular business hours, 8:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.