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WELCOME MESSAGE Welcome to Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Thank you for choosing our hospital, medical staff, nurses and healthcare professionals to care for you. Each will play an important role

ABOUT US The hospital first opened its doors on July 18, 1896 as a sevenbed facility. Currently, the hospital operates as a 173bed , acute care facility, accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI

YOUR STAY WITH US VISITOR GUIDELINES At Frankfort Regional Medical Center, we are very much in favor of company and do our best to provide an environment that promotes healing and provides a positive

DIRECTORY General hours of operation are weekdays, 800 a.m. to 430 p.m. Administration ..................5022267500 Billing and Insurance ...8006051446 Cardiac Rehab ..................5022267526 Case

Calling WITHIN the Hospital Dial the last four digits of the number. Main Number 5028755240 Tollfree 8886964505 TDD 5022267599 Patient Information 5028755240 Lobby 5022261412 Billing Insurance 800605

WE CARE FOR YOU HAND HYGIENE Hand hygiene is the single most important factor for preventing the spread of infection. We expect all health care workers, nurses, physicians, etc. to perform hand hygien

VISITORS Visitors must always perform handwashing or use alcohol hand gel before touching the patient and after contact with the environment, at least upon exiting the room. Visitors may be asked to

PAIN SCALES Keep your doctor or nurse uptodate about your pain so that they can help you keep it under control. Pain Intensity Scales Use the numbered scale to rate your pain. If you have difficulty r

YOUR SAFETY IS IMPORTANT TO US TOBACCO FREE CAMPUS Smoking andor the use of any tobacco products is not permitted anywhere in the hospital, on hospital grounds, in the medical pavilion and at any offi

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ADVANCE DIRECTIVES The purpose of an Advance Directive is to inform you of ways that you can direct your medical care and treatment in the event that you are unable to communicat

It is difficult to talk with family about dying or being unable to communicate. However, it is important to talk with your family about your wishes and ask them to follow your wishes. You do not alway

ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION Frankfort Regional Medical Center understands the importance of organ and tissue donation, and has partnered with the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates KODA. KODA is an organ p

Access to assistive devices e.g., magnifying glass for low vision, accommodations for blindness, interpreter services for hearing impaired patients as needed at no cost to the patient. Access protec

WE STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE PATIENT SATISFACTION Your health care is our priority. To determine where improvements are needed, this hospital takes part in the HCAHPS survey. The HCAHPS survey measures yo

PREPARING FOR DISCHARGE Going Home When your doctor feels that you are ready to leave the hospital he or she will authorize a hospital discharge. Please speak with your nurse about our discharge proce

Medicare We will need a copy of your Medicare card to verify eligibility and process your Medicare claim. All services billed to Medicare follow federal guidelines and procedures. You should be aware

Make sure you have the following information before you leave the hospital 1. Discharge summary. This is an overview of why you were in the hospital, which health care professionals saw you, what proc

A HEALTHIER YOU Frankfort Regional Medical Center is committed to help you live the healthiest lifestyle possible. While you may not have these health problems, we want you to be aware of when to seek

taking prescribed medications. The American Heart Association identifies seven factors to control for ideal health. Lifes Simple 7 be active, control cholesterol, eat a healthy diet, manage blood pres


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ONE MILLION HEART ATTACKS AND STROKES deaths is caused by heart disease and stroke WORKING TOGETHER TO PREVENT 1 of every 3 Health care costs for heart attack and stroke 312.6 BILLION PREVENTAB

FIRST FLOOR MAP Please use the Front Elevators for labor and delivery. Please use the Back Elevator for mammography, ultrasound, echo and second floor classroom 24

SECOND FLOOR MAP Because of our Infant Security System, mammography, ultrasound, echo and the second floor classroom can only be accessed from the back elevators located on the main hallway. THIRD FL


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