At WMed Health, we are a teaching facility that offers a team approach to your care. Your care team includes resident physicians who are seeking advanced training, experienced faculty physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, ancillary services staff, medical students, and other learners.
Welcome to Our Practices
When you become a patient at WMed Health, during your first visit we will provide you with a new patient packet that includes all the information you need to know about us.
Our doctors will take care of you if you are admitted to Ascension Borgess Hospital and Bronson Methodist Hospital.
Your medical record is confidential. We will not talk about you condition with anyone without your permission. If you wish to release information from your medical records, complete the Patient Medical Records Request Form and return it to our practice.
MyChart is a free and secure tool that gives you access to parts of your medical record through your own computer or smartphone. You can view your medical information, make appointments, renew prescriptions, receive test results, pay your bills, and much more. To sign up, our Registration staff will assist you.
Rights and Responsibilities
Your rights and responsibilities as a patient are very important to your care. If you have questions regarding any of these rights and responsibilities, please speak with any staff member.
Notice of Privacy Practices
You have a right to privacy as a patient. You will receive a Notice of Privacy Practices when you become a patient. This notice outlines our practices with regard to protecting your medical information and identity.
Notice of Nondiscrimination for Patients and the Public
We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. You will receive a Notice of Nondiscrimination for Patients and the Public when you become a patient. We provide free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us and free language services to people whose primary language is not English.
Social Work Services
Our medical social workers are available to assist you with:
- Prescription Assistance
- Advance Directives and Living Wills
- Durable Power of Attorney
- Community Resources
Good nutrition is a key component when treating many disease processes. We have a registered dietitian available to all patients as part of the care team. Patients are initially seen by doctor referral and follow-up is done on an individual basis, as needed. Our registered dietitian can assist you in understanding food groups, weight loss, and diets appropriate for your medical condition. Our dietitian is a certified diabetic educator and can assist diabetes patients with understanding how diet affects their daily lives.
Our respiratory therapist can assist you with your medical needs related to asthma, COPD, and other respiratory conditions. With your doctor referral, we can provide tobacco cessation counseling, medical assessment, home oxygen evaluations, inhaler evaluation and training, as well as screening for sleep disorders and pulmonary rehabilitation.
Laboratory and Radiology Services
Outpatient laboratory and radiology services at WMed Health are provided at 1000 Oakland Drive for patients whose tests are ordered by a WMed Health physician.
The Laboratory is located on the Concourse Level and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can reach our Laboratory Department at 269.337.4480.
The Radiology Department is located just off the first floor lobby and is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can reach our Radiology Department at 269.337.6232.