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Requesting Medical Records

Northwest Medical Specialties is required by law to maintain the privacy of your health information, provide you with a notice of our legal duties and privacy practices and follow the information practices that are described in our Privacy Notice.

Northwest Medical Specialties is happy to provide a copy of your health information. Examples of individual documents include:

  • Notes and records about a particular condition
  • Handwritten or dictated progress notes for treatment dates
  • Treatment summaries
  • Medication lists
  • Pathology and lab reports

Your options for receiving medical records

You have the right to receive a copy of your health information that we maintain, with some limited exceptions. You have the right to receive a copy of your health information in a format you prefer. You have the right to request that your health information to be sent to any person or entity.

Northwest Medical Specialties offers three options for accessing your NWMS medical records:

  • CareSpace Patient Portal: Many of these records are available to you online via our online patient portal, CareSpace. If you are not yet enrolled in CareSpace, please ask about it during your next visit.
  • Release of Information Request: To request copies of your records from our clinic, please complete and submit the Release of Information Form available here. You can also pick up a physical copy of this form from the front desk at any of our NWMS clinics.
  • Request via MediCopy: You can also submit a request for records via MediCopy. MediCopy offers an online request system here, or you can reach them by phone at 1-866-587-6274.