Top 5 Reasons to Keep a Copy of Your Medical Record
RSRS stores the medical records of doctors from across Canada. To request a certified copy of your personal medical record, please fill in the Medical Record Request Formand RSRS will contact you as soon as possible.
5 important reasons to keep a copy of your medical record:
You’ll avoid duplicate medical tests
You can track the history of past illnesses, medications, vaccinations, procedures and exams
You can share your medical history when you travel
You’ll ensure that you have a copy long before the information is destroyed or shredded
You have a legal right to a copy of your medical record (in most cases)
RSRS supports patient proactivity.
For all the reasons listed above and many others, RSRS encourages you to keep a copy of your personal medical record(s). For more information, email us using this form.
To obtain a copy of your personal medical record, complete and submit the order form or email RSRS Patient Servicesusing this form.