How Can Patients Get Medical Records from a Closed Medical Practice?

How Can Patients Get Medical Records from a Closed Medical Practice?

What should patients do when their doctors office closes, and they need a copy of their medical records? This is especially challenging when a doctor may not have had an EHR, as is the case with many independent practices as well as more rural settings. On September 26, 2020, a tweet from Cait DesRoches, Executive Director of OpenNotes, inquired about how a family member may get access to medical records from her physicans practice that closed, triggering a robust conversation that led to the realization that patients and families are not well informed in these circumstances.

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