- How can I schedule my medical appointment?
You can call us at 0479-2350030, +91 8589 888 001,002. We will help in guiding you through the registration process and book an appointment.
- What is the role of the emergency department?
Sanjivani has 24X7 accident and emergency care unit.Emergency Department is the first point of contact for any critically ill patient, needing immediate medical attention. Emergency Departments have highly trained doctors and other health professionals on-site to deal with emergencies
- What should I bring as a patient?
All your past Medical records- Doctor’s referral letter along with diagnostic reports (Labs, X-rays and other Radiology reports), Health benefits cards (Insurance cards).
- Will my insurance policy cover everything once I am in the hospital?
The coverage under insurance varies based on the insurance company and the plan opted for by the patient. It is always better to check the inclusion and exclusion with the insurance company itself. In case any assistance is needed insurance desk in the hospital will be available to help.
- Can I get a private room?
Room assignments are based on the medical necessity of patients. Your medical needs or those of another patient may require your transfer to a different unit/room during your stay. But we do consider if the patient has specific request for a private room.
- What are the procedures involved in my discharge?
Your primary consultants will inform you of the date of your discharge. At the time of discharge your nurse will detail you on the treatment / surgery that you have had and on the medication that you have to take, follow-up requirements if any and finally will hand over all your medical investigation reports/X-ray/MRI/other scan images and medicines Once the doctor gives instructions to discharge, the formalities and arrangements for the patients to leave the hospital would require 3 to 4 hours. In very rare eventualities, it can take even more time. If you are covered under insurance for cashless facility, you would need to wait until the final approval from your insurance company is received. You will be given a detailed final bill. All balances are due and payable in full at the time of discharge.
- Why should I choose Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital?
SMSH is now the most trusted health care address in Alappuzha. Our commitment is to deliver the highest levels of quality and the best possible standards of personalised care to our patients at all times. In order to assure complete health care solutions, SMSH offer world class health care facilities in every stream of medical specialties right from Neonatology to Geriatrics. (Strategic location, unique infrastructure and ambience, state-of-the-art facilities, ultra-modern ways of treatment, most affordable costs, eminent panel of doctors, impeccable care,international modes of activities make SMSH a real different one.)
- Who do I contact with questions about my hospital bill?
You can always reach out to the billing desk situated on the ground floor for any query regarding hospital bills.
- Can I contact your doctors directly to take an opinion?
Yes, you may contact the doctor through our dedicated Patient Helpdesk who would schedule your consultation with the doctor.
- Is it necessary to visit the doctor every month during pregnancy?
Yes, for a healthy pregnancy, your doctor will probably want to see you on the following recommended schedule of prenatal visits: Weeks 4 to 28: 1 prenatal visit a month Weeks 28 to 36: 1 prenatal visit every 2 weeks Weeks 36 to 40: 1 prenatal visit every week.
- How to identify stroke?
Unexpected numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, especially on one side of the body. sudden confusion, trouble speaking, or difficulty understanding speech. Sudden trouble seeing in one or both eyes. Sudden trouble in walking, dizziness, loss of balance, or lack of coordination.
- What is the total recovery time for knee replacement?
Most patients resume their daily activities by 6 weeks, complete recovery occurs between 3-4 months.