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Registration/Admissions

Last Updated Monday, November 14, 2011 1:57:00 PM


El Camino Hospital strives to make the registration process for inpatient and outpatient procedures as convenient as possible. If you are scheduled for admission, your physician's office staff will give you an admission packet with instructions to return it to the hospital before the day of your scheduled admission.

On the day of your admission, be sure to bring your insurance card or a copy of the front and back of the card with you that day. The information you will be asked to provide includes: physician name; your name; sex; maiden name or other married names admitted under previously; address; phone; employer; name of relative or other contact; and insurance information. You have the option of registering with our PalmSecure authentication system, too, to speed subsequent admissions and help ensure your privacy.

You may want download a PDF of hospital's pre-admission record form. Complete the form and bring it with you on the day of your admission (you will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open and print this document).

The patient registration department at our Mountain View location is in the main hospital building adjacent to the main lobby.

El Camino Hospital
2500 Grant Road
Mountain View, CA 94040

Phone 650-940-7111
Fax 650-988-7861

Hours:
5:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. | Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. | Saturday and Sunday
Patient registration after hours is located in the emergency department, which faces South Drive.

The patient registration department at our Los Gatos location is at:

El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
815 Pollard Road
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Phone 408-378-6131
Fax 408-871-7493

Hours:
5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. | Monday-Friday

Video: PalmSecure
Patient Registration

PalmSecure Patient Registration SystemWant to speed up your next hospital visit? Preregister now with a quick palm scan. Watch our video on the new PalmSecure registration system.

Preparing for Surgery

Image of the El Camino Hospital Surgery Guide Book

Download our PDF guides about having surgery at our Mountain View location or surgery at our Los Gatos location. These guides offer instructions on how to prepare for your surgery, information on anesthesia, day of surgery tips and after surgery care. Visit the Your Hospital Stay section of this web site for important information about staying in the hospital.