Patients being admitted to SBPH should report to the Emergency Department registration desk located on the 1st floor near the Emergency Room walk in entrance. Please be prepared to provide demographic and insurance information. Your insurance coverage and benefits will be verified. If your insurance requires pre-authorization, please notify your insurance company in advance of your admission. Patients will be requested to pay a deposit for deductibles, co-pays or amounts not covered by your insurance benefits.
If you are a new SBPH patient please plan to arrive 35 minutes prior to your appointment time to register in the admitting department. Please bring your physician order, your insurance card and identification. If you are an existing patient please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to confirm your demographic information and provide current insurance policy numbers and cards.
For Inpatient Admission/Outpatient Registration, call the SBPH Reception Desk at (504) 826-9490, Monday through Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. After hours services are provided through the Emergency Department registration area by calling (504) 826-9490.
Scheduling Outpatient Appointments
If you would like to request an appointment to have an outpatient cardiology or radiology procedure performed at SBPH, please call (504) 826-9988. The scheduling coordinator on duty will request your personal information to get your appointment scheduled. Please also be prepared to provide the physician ordering the test or procedure, test or procedure being performed and the preferred date
Patients scheduled for inpatient or outpatient surgery at SBPH must pre-register. This may be done the same day as the pre-operative testing.
To schedule outpatient cardiology and radiology procedures, or a surgery, please call (504) 826-9988 Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
General Patient Information
Visitors to SBPH are encouraged to contact the Patient Information desk to obtain the room number or phone number of their friend or family member who are hospitalized. The Patient Information desk is located just inside the main entrance of the hospital. For general patient information, call (504) 826-9490 Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.