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Department of Medical Records

The Department of Medical Records is a methodical archive of all documentation regarding a patient’s medical history and treatment, and maintains all confidential information. It is responsible for providing this information when and where required, according to the law.

Location: 3rd Floor
Hours: Sunday to Thursday, 08:00-13:00; Holiday eves and Intermediary Holidays, 08:00-11:00
Contact: Tel 972-3-9253357, Fax 972-3-9253890

Director of the Department

Marina Pery

The Medical Records Department deals with the documentation, filing and Xeroxing of medical folders of patients who were hospitalized at Schneider Children’s. Medical records are confidential and information may only be garnered therefrom according to the law of patient rights and the law for the protection of medical privacy. Departmental staff provides services to various parties including patients who were hospitalized at Schneider Children’s, medical and nursing staff, lawyers, public institutions such as the IDF, Israel Police, National Insurance Institute, hospitals and health organizations. The original documents are kept at Schneider Children’s, and only copies are distributed upon request.

Conditions for Obtaining Information
Information regarding patients under the age of 18 will be provided upon presentation of the parent’s ID card together with the additional stub indicating the child’s name. The parent will be required to sign a confidentiality disclaimer. For patients over the age of 18, information will only be provided to the patient or his proxy together with a confidentiality disclaimer signed by the patient.

Payment Exemptions
There is no charge for the provision of information in the following instances:

  • Specific medical data from the folder (and not the entire folder) according to a written request from the medical professional
  • Official institutions: Military Induction Center, National Insurance Institute, the hospital, Israel Police, the Psychology Service

Payment Applied
As a rule, with the exception of the above-mentioned cases, there is a charge for the extraction of information from Medical Records:
NIS104 for the first 10 pages and 50ag for each additional page
Imaging data is provided on a disc and costs NIS64

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