Patient Information

At Syracuse Area Health, we want to make patients and visitors of all kinds feel welcome and comfortable. If at anytime you have a concern about your hospital stay or the stay of a loved one, please ask any SAH employee and we will answer any questions you may have.



Preparing For Your Stay

At Syracuse Area Health, we want to make patients and visitors of all kinds feel welcome and comfortable. If at anytime you have a concern about your hospital stay or the stay of a loved one, please ask any SAH employee and we will answer any questions you may have. For your comfort and convenience please bring:

  • Insurance information and identification, including all necessary authorizations
  • Advance Directives
  • Clothing such as a bathrobe, slippers and sleepwear
  • Protective cases for your eyeglasses, hearing aids, and contact lenses
  • Current medications you are taking, and dosage information
  • For outpatient services, bring your doctor’s order for the diagnostic test(s) you will receive
  • Please leave your valuables at home.
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to complete paperwork, especially if this is your first visit to Syracuse Area Health

Admitting and Registration

  • You will be asked to sign the required Condition of Admission/Treatment form. Parents or legal guardians will be asked to sign for children under 19.

  • You will receive information regarding your rights and responsibilities as a patient and will be asked questions regarding payment. These questions will give us the information to help make your stay and discharge more efficient and worry-free. It is necessary to present your insurance information to make sure it is current in our billing system.

Syracuse Area Health does not discriminate in admission or access to medical services and the provision of treatment based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, gender or religion. If you have questions regarding registration and admitting, please contact us