The average number of patients receiving ultrasound therapy in the Physiotherapy Department has doubled with the addition of a new ultrasound machine, thanks to Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. Ultrasound therapy is given to patients before an operation to improve surgical outcomes, and after an operation to reduce scarring, improve mobility and reduce pain.
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.