Medical Records

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

The Kern Valley Healthcare District Health Information Management Department is committed to excellence in the management of health information for the benefit of patients and providers.  As the professionals responsible for the management of health information, we serve our members and those who create and utilize health information.  Health Information Mangement values include: the balance of patient’s privacy right and confidentiality of health information with legitimate uses of data; the quality of health information as evidenced by its integrity, accuracy, consistency, reliability, and validity; the quality of health information as evidenced by its impact on the quality of healthcare delivery; recognizing and supporting the Kern Valley Healthcare Districts mission to provide quality healthcare to the community.

DEPARTMENT HOURS : Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:00 pm  Extension 233,229, or 237

Services Provided by the Health Information Management Department

  • Release, Access, & Availability of Information
  • Quantitative/Qualitative Analysis of medical records
  • ICD-9 CM Coding
  • Medical Transcription

DOWNLOADABLE DOCUMENTS:

Authorization Form –  Authorization form to receive copies of medical record.

Consent to treat form – Authorization for third party to consent to treatment of a minor lacking capapcity to consent.