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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

Medical Records

The Health Information Management (HIM) department is committed to providing the highest quality of service to our patients, physicians, and other health care information users by maintaining the accurate, dependable and secure collection of records as well as the appropriate dissemination of health information.

Release of Information (including Continuation of Patient Care requests) 
Hours of operation: 
Weekdays: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Weekends: Closed on weekends 
Holidays: Closed on hospital-observed holidays

Phone: 202-476-5267, option 7

Contact email information

Please email completed Authorization for Release of Medical Information Form to Medical Records

For other questions, concerns or inquiries, please email HIM Inquiries.

Please send all requests, authorizations and legal name changes to:
Children’s National Hospital
ATTN: Health Information Management
111 Michigan Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20010

Or fax to: 202-476-2270.

For status request checks, please dial 202-476-4710.

Health Information Exchange Access

If you would like to receive a report on which health care providers have accessed your record on the Pediatric Health Network IQ (PHNIQ) electronic health exchange (formerly the Children's IQ Network), please email us.