Discharging Patients from City Hospitals

ABOUT THE SERVICES

THE FOLLOWING are procedures governing the disposition and discharge of patients from the Naga City Hospital.

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
DAILY ROUNDS

Medical Officer performs the daily rounds every morning to all admitted patients for medical evaluation and management

10 minutes/ patient Medical Officer on Duty

Ward Nurse on Duty

Disposition and Discharge

1. Doctor/Medical Officer writes order for discharge to deserving patients in the chart. Nurse on duty, patients and relatives are advised of the discharge order.

Instructions on how to go about at the discharge is given by the nurse to the relative.

Nurse/Nursing Attendant sends the chart to Billing Section upon completion of discharge Notice and Home meds instruction form in duplicate

Medical Officer on Duty

Ward Nurse On Duty

Nursing Attendant on Duty

2. Preparation of Bill or Statement of Account

Billing Clerk prepares the Bill or Statement of Account of PhilHealth and Non-PhilHealth patients and gives the duplicate copy to the relatives/patients.

10 minutes/ patient

ROWENA S. ZANTUA

Billing Clerk

SHIRLEY V. GABO

PhilHealth In-charge

Instructions of Submission of PhilHealth Requirements

18 minutes

MYRA LARA

Medical Social Worker Aide

3. Evaluation of Type of Patient

Medical Social Worker evaluates the patient according to his/her capacity to pay.

4. Collection of Payments

Patient /Relatives pay for the medicines used and other legitimate hospital charges.

The cashier issues a clearance slip after the bills are settled. A copy is given to the Nurse/ Guard on duty.

3 minutes

ELIZABETH JIMENEZ

Cashier I

5. Home Medication Instruction

Ward nurse

.     Instructions on home medications and follow up

WARD NURSE ON DUTY

6. Preparation of Medical Certificate/ Medico-Legal Certificate

The Medical Records Clerk may issue a Medical and Medico-legal Certificate upon request of the interested concerned party.

Within 1 day (Medical Certificate)

Within 1 week

(Medico-Legal Certificate)

JUAN MORALES JR.

Medical Records Clerk

NAGA CITY HOSPITAL
Peñafrancia Ave., Naga City
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Luningning A.Luciano, OIC Chief of Hospital
E-mail: nchospital25@gmail.com