Medical Records


Health Information Management: 612-873-3179

Download the Authorization to Release Health Information form and return to the Health Information Management Department at Hennepin County Medical Center. Forms may be received via fax, by mail or in person.

  • Fax your release form to 612-873-1516.
  • Mail to:
    HIM Dept. at Hennepin County Medical Center
    701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55415, Mail Code S7
  • Deliver in person to:
    Health Records at Hennepin County Medical Center
    Blue Building 1st floor (B1.114)
    900 S. 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415

Health Information Management Services

  • Maintains, stores, accesses, and delivers patients' medical records and releases information as authorized by the patient
  • Assists physicians in meeting medical record documentation requirements
  • Assigns a code number to diagnoses and procedures for use in billing, research and quality assurance
  • Assists with identifying patients and retrieving records for research studies and audits
  • Maintains a fracture registry.

Birth Certificates

Questions about birth certificates should be directed to the Hennepin County Government Center. Call 612-348-8240 or visit the Hennepin County Government Center website.

Note: Metropolitan-Mt. Sinai Behavioral Health records are available by calling Allina Health at 612-262-2300.