Patient & Visitor Information

Visiting Hours

We do our best to keep our visiting hours as flexible as possible. However, patient comfort and rest are our primary concern. Visitors may need to be restricted to meet this goal. Our main entry way is open from 6am to midnight Monday through Friday, and 7am to midnight on the weekends. After hours access to the building can be gained through the Emergency Department entrance.

Admissions

What's the first thing you see when you walk in to the doors of Cabinet Peaks Medical Center? The smiling faces of our admissions staff!
The admissions desk should be your first stop when you come to the hospital, except in the case of an emergency. Whether you're coming to visit a patient for the first time; checking in for an outpatient procedure, surgery, or as an inpatient, our admissions staff will get you started on the right path!

Checking In

Important Papers you MUST Bring:
Medical insurance cards
Photo ID
Name and address of employer
Name, address, and telephone number of closest family member
List of all medications you are currently taking
Advance Directive (Living Will) and Durable Power of Attorney

Additional Items you may want to bring:
Nightwear, robe, rubber-soled slippers (hospital gowns and slippers are available)
Personal toiletries (makeup, razor, toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, dentures, etc.)
Reading materials and your address book
Phone calling card<

If you are packing for your child, you may wish to include:
Comfortable nightclothes
A few special toys
Coloring books, crayons, books, etc.

What Not To Bring:
Large amounts of money
Jewelry and other valuables

Patient Valuables

Patients are encouraged to send home all money and valuables with a relative or friend. Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is not responsible nor liable for loss or damage to personal belongings.

Tipping and Gifts

Employees are prohibited from accepting tips and gifts of significant value. We ask instead that your gratitude is expressed in a letter to the staff, letter to the editor, recommending our services to your friends, or making a donation to the Foundation.

Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Your Rights Include:
Being well informed about the diagnosis, treatment, and likely outcome of your illness, including access to an interpreter when necessary.
Being cared for with privacy and respect.
Being informed of community resources that can offer financial, psychological, and health care assistance after hospitalization.
Confidentiality of all records concerning your stay.
Being informed about and receiving assistance in completing Advance Directive, such as a Living Will or Durable Power of Attorney.
Consenting to or refusing treatment, or leaving the hospital, even against physicians advice. However, we strongly recommend that you do not run the personal risk of rejecting that advise.
A full explanation of charges from the hospital service.

Your Responsibilities Include:
Making your needs known. Ask if you have a question about your condition. The staff at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is always available and here to assist you.
Being accurate when answering questions about your medical history and your present and past illnesses, hospitalizations, and medications.
Cooperating with those caring for you by following their instructions. Always feel free to ask questions if you don't understand something.
Assuring your payment for service is received.
Knowing that the staff is governed by multpile state and federal laws. In particular, we are bound to report all cases of actual or suspected abuse and neglect of children and the elderly.

Remember, we at Cabinet Peaks Medical Center are here to help you, and we offer a personal commitment to your healthcare needs. We recognize our responsibilities to you, the patient, and we hope to fulfill our responsibilities in the best manner possible.
Providing you with the best possible healthcare means a joint effort between the providers and you. We recognize your rights, and we hope that you take it upon yourself to recognize your responsibilities.
We know that patients have choices concerning their healthcare needs, and we are thankful that you have chosen Cabinet Peaks Medical Center.

Cabinet Peaks Medical Center
209 Health Park Drive
Libby, MT 59923
(406) 283-7000