Why Keep a Copy of Your Medical Record?

Patient File Direct stores the medical records of doctors from across Canada. To request a certified copy of your personal medical record, please fill in the Medical Record Request Form and a patient support representative will contact you as soon as possible.

 

5 important reasons to keep a copy of your medical record:

 

  • You’ll avoid duplicate medical tests
  • You can track the history of past illnesses, medications, vaccinations, procedures and exams
  • You can share your medical history when you travel
  • You’ll ensure that you have a copy long before the information is destroyed or shredded
  • You have a legal right to a copy of your medical record (in most cases)

 

 

Patient File Direct supports patient proactivity.

 

For all the reasons listed above and many others, Patient File Direct encourages you to keep a copy of your personal medical record(s).  For more information, contact Patient File Direct at 1‑888‑563‑3732, Ext. 1.

 

To obtain a copy of your personal medical record, complete and submit the order form or call Patient Support at 1‑888‑563‑3732, Ext. 1.