Shoreline provides comprehensive document management solutions for businesses of all sizes across all industries.

Since 1998 Shoreline has helped hospitals, group medical practices, banks, public and private education, manufacturers, not-for-profit organizations, and many more increase efficiency and productivity throughout their offices by converting paper records to electronic images for fast, secure access and retrieval.


 

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        Release of Medical Records

        Learn how to receive your copy

        Have you received a letter from your doctor notifying you that Shoreline is the custodian of your medical records?

         If so, please check the information below and we'll gladly help you:

        • A patient may request in writing or by email a complete copy of his or her medical record. A patient's medical record may be released to the patient only upon written request. Exceptions are as follows:
          • A parent or legal guardian will be required to sign the medical records release form if the patient is a minor.
          • A legal guardian, attorney ad litem, or an agent given medical power of attorney must sign if the patient has been judged (by a court or physician) incompetent to manage his or her personal affairs.
          • Access to the medical records of a deceased patient is restricted by law to someone who is designated as a legally authorized personal representative of the deceased. Relatives do not always have access to a deceased patient's medical record.
          No other persons will be permitted to sign a record release on behalf of the patient unless a court order or similar legal directive is presented.
        • Patients or authorized parties acting on their behalf may request copies of the patient's medical record by submitting a completed and signed Patient Initiated Release of Medical Information form either in person, by submitting an email request to request@shorelinerm.com or by mail.
          The patient or authorized requestor must submit a picture ID as proof of identity and a completed credit card authorization form.
        • Medical records will be made available to the authorized requestor within 72 hours from the date of request. A fee of up to $1.00 per page is required for release either by mail or secure electronic transfer. Payment must be received prior to releasing the records.
        • Shoreline Records Management personnel will contact the requestor with the page count and cost of releasing the record. Once payment is processed, the medical record is released either by mailing a physical copy or sending a secure password-protected electronic transfer.

        Would you like to get a copy of your medical record?

        Fill out this quick form and we'll be in touch shortly.