The medical record is one of the Hospital Information System´s components. The role of the medical record is very important in Hospital management for better patient care, based on its functions namely; to provide a means of communication among health staff contributting to better patient´s care, to serve as basis for planning individual patient care, to represent a documentary evidence of patient care both inpatient and out patient, to serve as basis for analysis, study, and evaluation of the quality of care rendered to the patient, to provide clinical data for research and education, to provide information for third party payors. Based on those functions, it is deemed very important to develop & manage the medical record component. One good way of doing this is to create a medical record comitte responsible for medical record document, controlling for correct writing-up and evaluating its utilization in the hospital environtment. Keywords : medical record, hospitals, medical care.