Looking for information on routine medical records? If you can’t find what you’re looking for below, please call our Medical Records Department at (708) 783-3090.
Obtain a Copy of Your Birth Certificate
The Berwyn Public Health Department maintains official birth records, so you’ll need to contact their vital records department to obtain your birth certificate. The Berwyn Public Health Department can be contacted at (708) 788-6600.
Request Your Medical Records or Medical Transcripts
In order to protect your privacy, MacNeal Hospital requires written authorization and proof of your identity to release your medical records to another person or organization. The Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information (Spanish, Polish), can be printed, completed and returned to the Medical Records department or fax to (708) 783-3171.
Request Access to Patient Portal
Did you stay in the hospital overnight (inpatient)? You can obtain your medical information electronically. In order to protect your privacy, MacNeal Hospital requires written authorization and proof of your identity to provide access to your Patient Portal medical information. An email address is required.
Frequently Asked Questions
There is no charge for releasing copies of health information directly to health care providers. The charge to release copies of health information directly to you, or your representative, is based on the Illinois State Comptrollers guidelines, which are updated annually.
Your medical records will be processed as quickly as possible. Medical Records Department is allowed 30 days to respond to your request. When requested, you can choose to pick up your medical records at MacNeal Hospital Medical Records Department or have your medical record copies mailed to the address you provide on the request for your records.
If you have additional questions regarding your medical record, please call the Medical Records Department at (708) 783-3090.