Health Information

Lakewood's Health Information Management (HIM) team maintains patients' health records. They also handle vital statistics and records (such as birth certificates) and process requests for the release of health information.

VITAL STATISTICS
Our team members in this area gather information and process your baby’s birth certificate with the State of Minnesota. We also offer to apply for your baby’s social security card, and send birth announcements to area newspapers. Vital Statistics also works with physicians to process death certificates and cremation approvals for your loved ones.

RELEASE OF INFORMATION
Our team members in this area perform such tasks as obtaining patient consent, certifying medical records, and deciding what information can be released. They will be happy to handle any request for information, whether it is for personal use, transfer of care, legal, or insurance.

Rates are as follows:

  • $8.00 retrieval fee
  • $.50 per page starting with the sixth page
Contacts
Release of Information
218-894-8550
Fax: 218-894-8909
Vital Statistics
218-894-8520
Fax: 218-894-8767
Hours
M-F
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location
Main Campus

Find out more about patient rights and confidentiality here.
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