Entrance of the patient to the reception can be done in two ways:
1. Via the Emergency ward
2. Via the office of a doctor
In the case of entrance via the Emergency Unit the patient, after the primary examination by the emergency medicine physician, is reffered to the specialized doctor on duty and then to the reception for addmission.
The second case is for patients that have previous background and addmision in the doctor’s, referring to the reception to be included in the operating room programme.
In both cases, patient are adddmitted at the reception(compiling the patient’s file) The doctor may or maynot specify on the admission slip for the patient to refer to the laboratory,radiology, to consult with the cardiologist, or all.After performing the specified actions(if any),the patient has to refer back to the reception either to pay all or part of the assumed cost himself, or to obtain approval from an insurance company under contract with the hospital.Having completed their files, patients get informed about their referral times to hospital By phone, one night before the operation, and refer to the appropriate ward at the specified time.
NOTE:all the staff certificates and the steps taken are specified by the ministry of health and medical education and the operation sheet are standards of that ministry.