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Below you will find information on what to do when admitting a patient via:
  • Directly From Physician Office
  • With Ambulance Transport
  • Through Emergency Department
  • For Future Hospitalization
  • For Future Surgery

Provide the following patient information:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Social Security Number
  • Admitting Diagnosis
  • Admitting Physician
  • Family Physician (if different from Admitting Physician)
  • Insurance Information
  • Precertification Number
  • Need to specify if it is an observation or regular admission

Admitting Patient Directly From Physician Office:

Call Room Assignment at 812/450-2711 and provide patient information. Direct patient to Patient Registration. Deaconess personnel may obtain information from the patient in Patient Registration. If the patient has more immediate medical needs, we will transport him or her to a patient room upon arrival and obtain information at a later time.


Ambulance Transport for Admission:

Call Room Assignment 450-2711


Sending Patient to Emergency Department:

Call the Deaconess Emergency Department at 812/ 450-3405 to inform them that the patient is coming.


Scheduling Patient for Future Admission to Deaconess Hospital:

Call 450-2706, Hours of Service: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday


Scheduling Patient for Future Surgery:

Call the Deaconess Surgery Department at 812/450-2718, Hours for Scheduling: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday