What Information is in Your Health Record PDF Print E-mail

Your health record can have a lot of different types of information in it, including:

  • The types of illnesses you’ve had
  • The treatments you’ve had
  • The medication that you’ve been prescribed
  • Details of your general physical and mental health
  • Copies of any tests you’ve taken (such as blood tests, x-rays, MRIs)
  • The doctor’s notes of what you’ve said about your health during your appointments
  • Your doctor’s opinions and conclusions about you and about your health
  • Your doctor’s recommendations for treatment
  • Letters between your doctor and other doctors (such as specialists) about you if you were referred for an exam or opinion
  • The health history of your family members
  • Your personal health number, address, phone number and possibly details of any private insurance coverage