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Medical records requirement - Ohio Admin. Code 3701-83-54

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As a condition of licensure, each freestanding or mobile diagnostic imaging center must record in the diagnostic imaging radiology report the following information:

  • Patient name or identifier;
  • Name of referring physician, podiatrist, dentist, or chiropractor;
  • Name of physician or chiropractic radiologist conducting image interpretation;
  • Name and type of diagnostic image performed and any contrast media used;
  • Date of image;
  • Findings;
  • Factors limiting interpretability of exam;
  • Pertinent clinical issues; and
  • Conclusion or diagnosis.

Each freestanding or mobile diagnostic imaging center must maintain all medical records for a period of six years from the date of service.  A mobile diagnostic imaging center may, by contract with a facility being served, require the facility to maintain such reports and medical records, provided that such reports and medical records are made available to the department of health for inspection.

Current as of June 2015