Ventilator Weaning Program
Family members of referred patients are invited to tour RML seven days a week. Call 630.286.4100 or 773.826.6400
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Admissions and referrals
Patients eligible for RML Specialty Hospital's Ventilator Weaning Program typically are new to the ventilator and show potential to wean. They may have the following diagnoses in acute states:
Physicians may also be treating a new diagnosis such as:
Referrals are subject to an on-site evaluation conducted within 24 hours by an RML Specialty Hospital Clinical Liaison. Our clinical liaison nurses understand the sensitivities associated with moving a patient from a referring hospital to a long-term acute care hospital. They work closely with families and social workers to ensure that all aspects of the process run smoothly and appear seamless to the families. Respectful of a patient's privacy and the mandates of HIPAA, our nurses take special care to make recommendations for the patient and share information with the appropriate family members or authorized individuals. In addition, they can answer financial and insurance questions that may arise.
If you need information about referring a patient to RML Specialty Hospital, contact an Intake Coordinator at 630.286.4100( Hinsdale) ,773.826.6400 (Chicago) or e-mail us at email@example.com.
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