Hospital Information Systems
Hospital Information Systems (HIS)
Hospital Information Systems (medical records) Department contributes to the excellence of research participant care by providing clinical information through the maintenance of complete medical records and collection of research participant data. HIS ensures the ethical use of information by maintaining confidentiality of clinical and research information.
HIS provides the following services:
- Compilation, analysis, and maintenance of a medical record for each patient dating back to the first hospital admission of 1911.
- Collection of patient demographic information
- Access to medical records
The Rockefeller University Hospital is committed to protecting the confidentiality of health information that it receives and maintains. RUH will disclose health information only if required or permitted under applicable state and federal laws and regulations and RUH policies.