The hospital cafeteria, located off the main lobby, is for the convenience of visitors, physicians, and hospital personnel. Serving times are posted by the main entrance of the cafeteria. A vending area is located on the first floor behind the cafeteria and is available 24 hours a day.
CLINICAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Working together with your physician to coordinate all components of your healthcare, this qualified team is made up of social services, utilization review and case management.
Personnel from this department are available to assist patients and their families with the personal difficulties that may be associated with illness. Assistance is given in securing home care following discharge or making other living arrangements for the patient.
HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
The medical record is strictly monitored, confidential document; Information found in the record is released only by written authorization of the patient.
Our outpatient department offers services such as same-day surgery, emergency care, laboratory tests, x-rays, respiratory therapy, and other procedures as cost-efficient alternatives for those who may not need to be admitted to the hospital.
It is our desire to make your hospital visit as pleasant as possible for you and your family. Please let us know if you have a concern about your visit. If you are dissatisfied with any service received at Emanuel Medical Center, please notify our patient advocate, extension 274, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions or concerns about any service received, please notify the nurse manager and our patient representative will be contacted for you.
PERSONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE SYSTEM
A twenty-four hour personal emergency response system is available in cooperation with Lifeline; one push of a button sends a specially coded message to the monitoring center that allows immediate review of detailed information providing the subscriber to obtain help right away. Our program makes it possible for you or a loved one to live safely at home while enjoying independence and security. For more information contact the community relations department, extension 356.
The pharmacy department provides all the medications and IV fluids your physician prescribes. A registered pharmacist and support staff maintain individual records of your medications and consult with your physician routinely.
Your physician may prescribe physical therapy to relieve soreness and pain or restore strength in limbs incapacitated by illness or injury.
Specially trained respiratory care practitioners, under the order of a physician, assist in the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation, and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the cardiopulmonary system (heart, lungs and circulatory system).