Preparing for Hospitalization

For your comfort and convenience please bring:

  • Insurance information and identification, including all necessary authorizations.
  • Advance Directives
  • Clothing such as a bathrobe, slippers and sleepwear.
  • Protective cases for your eyeglasses, hearing aids, and contact lenses.
  • Current medications you are taking, and information on how much and how often.
  • For outpatient services, bring your doctor’s order for the diagnostic test(s) you will receive.

Please leave the following items at home:

Jewelry, credit cards and cash.  Please limit the personal items you bring and arrange to send extra items home with a family member.  If you must bring valuables they can be placed in a secure place at the time of your admission, and returned to you upon discharge.