Patient Resources

What To Bring

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If you are attending Northwest Medical Center, bringing the correct documentation and information can help ensure you receive proper medical care. Here’s what you should bring with you:

Important Documents

Any necessary documentation relating to your care and identification should be brought with you on the day you come to our Center. A medical professional or one of our trained staff will be able to advise on the documentation you’ll need to bring.

Personal Belongings

Whether you're here as a day patient or you'll be hospitalized for several days, ensuring you bring personal belongings to suit your circumstances is always recommended. This could mean your phone, bag, and charger, or changes of clothes and personal hygiene items depending on how long you will be with us.

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Medication List Form

A complete list of your medication is a requirement for your visit and greatly helps our team of medical professionals in providing you with the best possible care with far fewer risks in the process. List all medications you currently take, including doses. You can print off a copy of our form online today.

CaringBridge

CaringBridge is a community support non-profit network that offers care, planning, and empathetic services to aid in your recovery or long-term care. A virtual support planner helps family and loved ones coordinate care and tasks, providing an active community and open communication for enhanced support overall.

Hospitalist Program

Our specialist hospitalist teams are specifically trained to provide care and support for those that require care in a hospital setting. Through our support and coverage, we help reduce stays in the hospital, improve quality of life and ensure your treatment plan is working for you. Our team works 24/7 to provide the care needed, so our patients never have to go it alone.

FAQs

Every area except for the ICU allows you to bring personal belongings with you. If you or a loved one is placed in the ICU, we will ask family or friends to take personal belongings home with them.

If you will be hospitalized during your time at Northwest, we'd recommend packing a small suitcase with your belongings. If at all possible, limit yourself to one bag.

If you lose your documentation or don't have it with you on entry, our team will work with you to ensure all critical documents are accounted for. However, you will need to ensure you bring a form of legitimate ID with you.

We'd recommend speaking directly to your primary physician to determine what medications you're currently taking.

Yes, we would always recommend that you report all medication you take, whether over the counter or prescribed by a medical professional.

 Privacy Practices

We take our privacy practices seriously at Northwest Medical Center. View our online notice of privacy practices here for the full details.

Case Management

Case Management is an integral part of the work we do at Northwest. We go the extra mile to ensure every case is managed appropriately and promptly. If you have any questions about an ongoing case, get in touch with our team directly.

Part of the quality of service we offer includes discharge planning for hospitalized patients. We work with family and loved ones to ensure discharge is completed safely and that our patient's needs are the number one priority from start to finish.

Our commitment to quality of service means we comply and carry out utilization reviews to ensure our patients get the best standard of support and medical care when they are with us. We make sure all patients get the care they need and regularly update our policies and methods to ensure we're using the best options available at all times.