Authorization for Release of Medical Records
Request for copies of records from patients must be in writing. The patient must complete an authorization form and produce picture identification; or the signature on the authorization form must match the signature in the record.
The patient must state his purpose for obtaining copies of the record. A charge will be made for copies obtained for other than continuing medical care.
Records may be released to a person designated by the patient in writing.
Effective March 2, 2015:
South Georgia Medical Center patients must obtain copies of their medical records at:
SGMC Smith Northview Campus, 4280 North Valdosta Road, Valdosta, GA
Health Information Management, Release of Information, will no longer be available at the SGMC Main Campus.
For more information call 229.433.8055.