question how long do hospitals keep records of their patients

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by atiledsner, Jun 22, 2006.

  1. atiledsner

    atiledsner New Member

    even if they have passed away?
  2. Cromwell

    Cromwell New Member

    As it happened I just asked my hospital this yesterday and she got right on the computer in front of me and my records went back 15 years only.

    I think when hospitals computerised they may have made cut offs then.

    Love Anne C
  3. MssDarla

    MssDarla New Member

    you can look up what is required.

    even though they may keep them forever. I really don't know,
    check you state board