You’ll Need to Determine
More information is below to help you think through each category and inform your records request.
Categories of Health Data
Unfortunately, some data, such as X-Rays or lengthy medical histories, can be challenging to access digitally. For that reason, we encourage patients with a particularly complex clinical history to work with their care providers to better understand what is available.
¹Data I can use in an app (i.e., CDA, CCR, other formats a computer can read and act on)
² You may choose to receive copies of your medical records by non-secure e-mail. There is always a risk that the e-mail may be intercepted and the contents – including your medical records – accessed by an unauthorized person. You may choose to accept this risk because you prefer the convenience of having records sent to your e-mail, and your doctor or other provider should accommodate your request by law.