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Admitting and Registration

Admission /  Patient Registration   
Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Reception Desk  (504) 897-8546 

After hours service provided through the Emergency Department Registration Area
Emergency Department Registration  (504) 897-8008 

Outpatient Scheduling  
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Scheduling (504) 897-8885  Schedule outpatient Cardiology and Radiology Procedures

Scheduling Outpatient Appointments
If you would like to request an appointment to have an outpatient Cardiology or Radiology procedure performed, please call (504) 897-8885.  The Scheduling Coordinator 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

Outpatient Registration
If you are a new 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.  

Surgery 
Patients scheduled for inpatient or outpatient surgery must pre-register. This may be done the same day as the pre-operative testing.

Inpatient Admission
Patients being admitted should report to the Emergency Department registration desk. 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.  

Room Assignment
Touro offers semi-private rooms, private rooms and suites to our patients. Room assignments are made daily by Nursing and are based on the patient's condition and medical necessity. Private rooms are assigned to patients when the medical condition deems necessary. We will attempt to accommodate any patient request for a private room or suite, based on availability.  There is an additional charge per night for suites and private rooms.  Patients are required to pay a deposit for a private room / suite.

Patient Information
Visitors are encouraged to contact the Patient Information desk to obtain the room number or phone number of their friends or family members who are hospitalized at Touro Infirmary.  The Patient Information desk is located in the Foucher Street lobby of the hospital.

The phone number for Patient Information is 504-897-8680.  Patient Information is staffed from 8:00am-4:00pm Monday through Friday.

 
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Touro Infirmary, 1401 Foucher Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
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