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What to Bring to the Hospital

Handy Checklist

When visiting Almater Hospital, we want you to know exactly what to expect. This is why we’ve taken the time to compile a handy checklist of items to make sure you bring with you on your medical vacation.

Important Paperwork

In order to ensure a smooth admission process, please bring the following paperwork with you for pre-admission testing, the day of your admission and/or the day of your surgery.

  • Complete list of all your current prescription and over-the-counter medications
  • Reports from your doctor
  • Medical insurance information, including insurance cards, pre-certification and other documentation required by your insurance provider
  • Completed pre-registration forms if needed
  • Government-issued passport*
  • Contact information, including phone numbers of immediate family members to have on file

* Your passport is essential if you are traveling from another country. Even if you are just crossing the border for a day for a consultation or exam, you MUST bring your passport. Your passport must also be valid up to 6 months prior to your visit.

For Your Comfort

A hospital gown is provided by Almater Hospital for your comfort. You may also want to consider bringing the following items to help you feel comfortable and at home.

  • Toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, brush/comb, shampoo, conditioner, soap, lotion and other personal hygiene products
  • Bathrobe, pajamas, socks and slippers
  • Books, magazines and/or journal
  • Reading glasses
  • Photographs

What to Leave at Home

Almater Hospital is not responsible for lost or damaged items or for loss or damage to any personal property, including hearing aids, eyeglasses and dentures that are kept in your room. Please consider leaving the following items at home.

  • Jewelry
  • Expensive clothing

If you choose to bring valuables with you to the hospital, please register each item with the Cashier upon your arrival. Your items will be placed in a security vault and you can have access to them whenever you like.

We recommend leaving personal electronics, including laptops, tablets, MP3 players and/or smart phones at home, but understand that when you leave for an extended period of time you need to have access to email and phones. We can also place these in a security vault for your convenience.

Your Medications

Prior to arriving for your stay at Almater Hospital, please compile a list of medications you are currently taking. This list should be brought with you to the hospital and should include all prescriptions, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and herbal supplements.If you have allergies, particularly to medications or foods, it is important to inform your doctor or nurse immediately upon your arrival to the hospital.
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