Health Information Management


Department Hours are 7:30 am to 4:30 pm.

As a vital member of the Fairfield Memorial Hospital health care team, the Health Information Management (HIM) Department is dedicated to serving as advocates for privacy and confidentiality of personal health information. The HIM Department improves the quality of health care by insuring that the best information possible is available to make healthcare decisions.

The HIM Department at Fairfield Memorial Hospital is an integral part of the business, science, and information technology required to serve the hospital, our patients, caregivers, and regulating agencies. The department's diverse team consists of experts in processing, analyzing, and reporting vital information to the health care industry. Our staff members interact daily with the clinical, administrative, and financial staff all of whom depend on health information to perform their jobs.

Personal Health Information is released and stored in accordance with state and federal laws. Patients have the right to review or, for a fee, receive copies of their personal health records. There is a fee for copies of personal health records, however, this fee may be waived if records have been requested by your physician.

General Information: 803-635-0237
Release of Information: 803-635-0237
Transcription: 803-635-0260
Coding: 803-635-0238
Director: 803-712-0331
Forms to attach: Authorization to release information
NOPP Notice of Privacy Practice
Electronic Patient Health Record