Medical Records

A medical record, health record, or medical chart is a systematic documentation of a patient’s medical history and care.

Transferring your records to Dickson Medical Associates:
If you are a new patient, you can complete a medical records release form to have your medical information transferred from your previous doctor to Dickson Medical Associates. Please complete the form soon after you join Dickson Medical Associates so your physician has your complete medical history. You may download our Medical Records Release Form, fill it out and fax it to your previous doctor.

Transferring your records from Dickson Medical Associates:
You may download our Medical Records Release form, fill it out and fax it to us at (615) 441-4501.

How do I get a copy of my medical records for myself?
You may request a copy of your medical records at any time for your personal records. If you request a copy of your medical information for your own records, you will be charged a fee of $20.00 for the first five pages and $0.50 for each additional page. This fee is for copying and preparing the information.

Medical Record Confidentiality
For detailed information describing how your confidentiality is protected, how your health information may be used, and how you can access your medical information, refer to Dickson Medical Associates Notice of Privacy Practices. Our HIPAA compliant staff has been trained to handle hundreds of records every day and more than 100,000 records every year according to the strict regulations that guide how records are organized and provide the highest standards of protection.