Through the generosity of donors, the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation has been able to continue its strong support for cardiac care at TBRHSC with $274,000 in grants to purchase new, specialized pieces of equipment such as a unit for the Cardiac Cath Lab that clears away hardened plaque from arteries and help locate veins deep inside the body for pacemaker insertion. As well, a second life-saving intra-aortic balloon pump, which opens up arteries to restore blood flow after a major heart attack or failure, ensures 24/7 coverage for patients.
Patient Accounts and Cashier services, located beside Admitting, are available from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. weekdays and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekends, except holidays. Cashiers offer safe keeping services.
Billing staff located in the Emergency Department are available from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the weekends. Billing staff register patient accommodation requests, request changes, prepare billings and verify insurance coverage on request.
If you know that you will be discharged on a holiday, please arrange to settle your account in advance as only basic cashier coverage will be provided by Admitting. The Health Sciences Centre accepts cheque, cash, Interact and major credit cards.