Clinical Data Services

Location: 1211 University Hospital
Phone: 315 464-4310
Fax: 315 464-7781

Clinical Data Services is a support service of University Hospital, whose primary purpose is to contribute to the quality of patient care through the development and maintenance of a comprehensive medical record system. This system provides health care data and services to support and promote the mission, vision, values and activities of University Hospital and Upstate Medical University.

Clinical Data Services shall provide functional support to all components of University Hospital with respect to health information services. These functions include:

  • Patient identification and numbering system
  • Monitoring completion of medical record documentation
  • Access to and release of medical record information
  • Dictation and transcription of medical record reports
  • Assistance with research (through record identification) and special studies
  • Financial reimbursement support and research data, including diagnosis and procedure coding and abstracting
  • Scanning, storage and retrieval of medical records
  • Compliance assistance with legal, regulatory, and accrediting agency standards concerning health care records and data
  • Health care record and data security, privacy, and confidentiality processes
  • Inservice education and training for professional and support staff
  • Educational programs for students under contractual affiliation agreements

Hours of Operation

Clinical Data Services is open 4:30am - Midnight, 365 days per year for the purpose of providing access to medical records for patient care and record completion.