Health Information Management

Health Information Management

Obtaining Health Information

If you need your personal medical information for continuing health care, billing, insurance, or administrative purposes, you must complete and return this form:

Authorization for Disclosure of Medical Information

If you would prefer, you can pick up a form by contacting the Health Information Management Release of Information caregivers at:

Regional Health Rapid City Hospital
Health Information Management
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
(605) 755-8472

Returning the Completed Form

You are welcome to visit the Health Information Management Department at Rapid City Hospital to begin the record request process and complete the Authorization for Disclosure of Medical Information during the hours listed above.

You may also print, complete and mail the Authorization for Disclosure of Medical Information form to:

Regional Health Rapid City Hospital HIM Department
Release of Information Services
353 Fairmont Blvd
Rapid City, SD 57701
or email the completed form to: RH Health Information Management

Birth Certificates and Paternity Affidavits

The Health Information Management Department (formerly Medical Records) at Regional Health Rapid City Hospital and Regional Health Spearfish Hospital routinely prepare the South Dakota Certificate of Live Birth for all babies born at our hospitals. Please contact us at 755-8478 in Rapid City and 644-4026 in Spearfish for assistance with birth certificate and paternity affidavit information needs.

A legal and certified copy of your baby's birth certificate may be obtained from the Register of Deeds at the Pennington Administration Building or from any courthouse in the State of South Dakota, for any child born in South Dakota. There is currently a fee of $15 payable to the courthouse for the certified birth certificate copy.