In response to reports of medical records and other patient information that have been found following the tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., on May 22, Mercy Hospital Joplin has established a process for retrieval of these documents. If you have medical records in your possession that were lost in the tornado, please follow these instructions:
Attention: Privacy Department
Mercy Hospital Joplin
1235 East Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804
If you would like reimbursement for postage, please let us know by including a note with the record and the address where we should send the reimbursement.
Mercy appreciates the assistance of the public in ensuring the disposal or safe return of these documents. If you have any questions, please contact Shawn Barton, privacy officer for Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., at 417-820-8780.
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