There is a specially designated lounge area for visitors in the lobby at the medical center’s main entrance. Other waiting areas are located on Med Surg, ICU, Women’s Center, by the Emergency Department and by the Outpatient Department.
Any personal information about your diagnosis and treatment must come from your physician. This information is only available to members of your immediate family to whom you have given a designated password.
Chef Brian Cochrane and The Grill staff provide food service for patients, guests and employees. You can order from the menu or go through the cafeteria line. To place an order at The Grill for pickup, call [821-5366.] Our hours are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. If you are planning an event, Brian and his staff, through Cattle Call Catering Co., can provide just the right menu and right touches to make it special. For more information on catering services, call [821-5585.]
The Gift Shop, staffed by volunteers, is open from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. daily. The shop has jewelry, magazines, greeting cards, candy, toiletries and other gift items. You may reach the gift shop by calling extension 323.
Visitors should check with the nurse before bringing gifts of food or drink to patients. Please check with the nurse to make sure your gift is appropriate. On the Intensive Care Unit, please check with the nursing staff regarding any gifts for patients.
The chapel is located on the second floor adjacent to the elevators. Visitors of all faiths are welcome to visit the chapel for worship, prayer and meditation.
An Oklahoma Department of Veteran’s Affairs service representative will meet with you on Wednesday of every week from 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Located in the Southwest corner of the Morrison Medical Building) to advise and aid you in obtaining state and federal veterans benefits. For more information, call 1-888-655-2838 or visit http://odva.ok.gov.
- GPRMC is a smoke-free facility. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital campus, and this includes e-Cigarettes.
- Visitors must dress appropriately and must wear shirts and shoes.
- People with colds, sore throats or any contagious diseases should not visit patients.
- Visits should be kept short.
- Visitors should maintain a quiet environment and avoid unnecessary noise.
- Visitors may be asked to leave the room during tests, treatments or when the doctor or nurse needs to see the patient.
Great Plains Regional Medical Center offers various special services to make your stay as pleasant and comfortable as possible. You are welcome to take advantage of the following services:
Volunteers deliver letters and packages for patients each morning. Letters and parcels that arrive after you have been discharged are forwarded to your home. You may purchase stationery and postage in the Gift Shop. Letters can be mailed through the Switchboard/Admissions Office by the main entrance.
Volunteers deliver flowers to your room. Please keep in mind that large plants and flowers are difficult to deliver and remove upon discharge. Also, keep in mind that flowers are not allowed in the Intensive Care Unit.
GPRMC offers free wireless Internet access to patients and visitors in all Hospital departments. Feel free to bring your Wi-Fi enabled laptop or cell phone with you to your next appointment/visit, and talk to your nurse or registration representative for instructions.
At Great Plains Regional Medical Center, we desire to provide you with the best quality comprehensive healthcare in a comfortable and compassionate environment. If you are concerned about the care you are receiving, we would like to invite you to share your concern with the Director of Guest Relations, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. After that time, you may contact the House Supervisor. If you have a complaint or concern that you feel is not being addressed to your satisfaction, you may contact the Oklahoma State Department of Health, Health Facility Services at [(405) 271-6868.]
Great Plains Regional Medical Center believes that total patient care demands attention to the spiritual and physical and emotional needs of each patient. The medical center maintains a list of the local churches and pastors. Your nurse will be happy to assist you by obtaining a copy of the list or by contacting the pastor of your choice. Your priest, minister or rabbi is always welcome to visit while you are here.
For the Hearing Impaired
A telecommunications device helps hard of hearing patients or patients who want to communicate with a deaf relative or friend. We can also make arrangements to have a person who uses sign language help a hard of hearing or deaf patient.
The hospital has access to telephone interpreters for 140 foreign languages if a patient should require it. For more information, call the Emergency Department at extension 352.