he Department of Health Information Management maintains a medical record facilities for every individual evaluated and treated at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. The confidentiality of medical and personal information contained in the medical record is a right of every patient and shall not be released to individuals without the proper written authorization of the patient, legal guardian, executor of the estate, or court order.
You can access information about birth certificate records or obtain copies by contacting the NYC Bureau of records at the following web site. NYC Bureau of Records
To request a medical record, you must print and fill out all fields in the authorization for release of health information form, then sign where indicated. All completed forms should be brought to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. The fee for medical records is 75 cents per page, unless for use by a physician.
The Medical Records Correspondence Section is located in the Cellar of the "C" Building and is open Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Completed forms can also be mailed to:
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
Medical Records Department Correspondence Section
8900 Van Wyck Expy
Jamaica, NY 11418
Faxed forms will not be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact 718-206-7900 or (718)206-7909