(718) 963-7155 or (718) 963-7153
The Department of Health Information Management is responsible for maintaining the patient’s Medical Record/Health Information in an orderly, confidential, secure and organized manner, and assures the availability of the medical record to authorized individuals. The department facilitates the communication of important patient information to various individuals within and outside the facility.
The Health Information Management Department actively participates in the overall philosophy of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center coordinating the hospital aims and objectives of obtaining optimal performance, utilizing efficient and economical means and promoting employee satisfaction by:
Maintaining operational expenditures without sacrificing quality of output.
Providing services to other departments, physicians, patients insurance companies and other authorized third parties in a most prompt and professional fashion according to set guidelines of confidentiality.
Instilling within all employees responsibility efficient for worker traits which will be invaluable in any work environment.
Activating interest and inquisitiveness of employees so that they will have an informed understanding, and as many areas possible, of a procedure or method and its place in the entire operation.Working constructively with the employees and developing positive avenues of communication to assuage any fears and misbelieve that might otherwise arise and to fortify and increase the Director’s managerial skills.
The department is staffed by a Director, Coding Managers, DRG Validator, Customer Service Manager, Analysts, Coders Scanning Personnel, Clerks and one full-time Transcriptionist.
The department operates in two shifts, i.e., 8-4 p.m., 4-12a.m.
Important Aspects of Care and Services
The important aspects of care pertaining to the Health Information Management
Department are as follows:
Additional aspects of care identified by the organization through the organizations formal committee structures, as well as, inform communication channels that identify high priority functions, processes, treatment and activities for monitoring and improvements.
If you would like to receive a copy of your medical records, please click on the below link to fill out an authorization.
After you have completed the authorization please bring or mail the authorization along with a photocopy of your picture identification.
If you prefer an electronic version of your medical records it is available upon request.
There will be a charge of .75 cents per page for your records.
The mailing address is:
Wyckoff Heights Medical Center
374 Stockholm Street
Brooklyn, New York 11237
Attn: Health Information Management/Medical Records