Health Information Management (Medical Records)
Medical Office Building, 1st Floor
The Health Information Management Department maintains records for all inpatient, same-day surgery and outpatient services.
Requesting Medical Records
Access to medical records is protected by West Virginia State Department of Health regulations and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Copies of medical records may be released upon receipt of written and signed authorization of the Parent, Legal Guardian or Patient (if over 18 years of age). Download the Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information Here. When coming to pick up records, please have a valid photo ID ready.
Copies of medical records that are released for your own personal use or for a third party, such as an attorney, will be charged a fee.
A completed and signed Authorization for Release of Protected Health Information form can be sent to our Health Information Management Department as follows:
Fax: (304) 797-6129
Weirton Medical Center
Health Information Management Department
601 Colliers Way
Weirton, WV 26062
For questions, please contact Weirton Medical Center's Health Information Management Department at (304) 797-6124.
WMC Patient Portal
Now you can get your health records electronically! Electronic release is convenient and helps reduce cost. If you are interested, please contact the WMC Health Information Management Department at (304) 797.6121 and request a WMC Connect patient portal account. You will need to provide your name, address, phone number, date of birth and a valid e-mail address.
Click here for more information on electronic health records.