Release of Information
Ozarks Medical Center must comply with Missouri state law related to releasing
information from a medical record to protect the privacy and rights of
the patient. To obtain a copy of medical information, the patient should
go to the H.I.M. (Admissions) department and sign an "Authorization
for Release of Health Information."
Written authorization from patients in letterform is acceptable if it has
the patient's full signature, date and details the specific information
State law allows OMC to charge a fee for this service that is to be paid
when the records are received by the requester. Other requests will be
charged a fee to cover the costs to OMC for searching, copying and mailing.
Please call the Health Information Department at 417-257-6782, ext. 7006
for assistance in obtaining records.