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Medical examinations

New patients

  1.Fill out the Medical Examination Form at the New Patient Reception Desk (No. 1) and turn it in with your health insurance card (and Publicly Funded Health Care Certificate if you have one).
  2.Your chart and Patient ID Card will be created at the New Patient Reception Desk. Take them to the reception desk of the applicable department.
  3.You will receive an Examination Schedule Ticket at the reception desk of the applicable department. Wait at the entrance to the internal waiting area until your scheduled time is displayed on the Examination Schedule Screen.
* The screen displays the examination time for visits in each Examination Room. Depending on the examination progress, the time displayed may differ by Examination Room.
* Some departments do not provide an Examination Schedule Ticket.
  4.When the time on your Examination Schedule Ticket is displayed on the Examination Schedule Screen, enter the internal waiting area and wait near the Examination Room where you will be seen.
  5.When it is your turn, a nurse will call you into the Examination Room.
  6.When your examination is finished, take the green folder you are given to the Payment Reception Desk (1F, No. 8). (If you are given any tests, radiography, etc., take the folder to the Payment Reception Desk after these are all completed.)
  7.Once your fee is calculated at the Payment Reception Desk (including any appointments for future care), your Patient ID Card will be returned to you with your written prescriptions (if you are filling any prescriptions outside of the hospital). Pay at the Automatic Payment Machine or Cashier Counter (1F, No. 4). When your payment is complete, you will receive a receipt (the Medicine Claim Ticket and Examination Appointment Ticket are one document).
  8.If you will fill a prescription in the hospital, wait until your Medicine Claim Ticket number is displayed at the Prescription Counter (1F, No. 6) and receive your medicine. If you will fill a prescription outside of the hospital, please use the free fax service at the Non-Hospital Prescription Counter (No. 7, next to the 1F escalator).
* Please note that prescriptions are filled out of the hospital for outpatient visits.
* Please bring any medicines you take or your medicine notebook to confirm any drug interactions.

Referral letters

Iwata City Hospital takes part in regional medical cooperation in which local hospitals, clinics, and other medical institutions play different roles.
Accordingly, new patients without a referral letter are charged a Specified First Visit Fee of 2,700 yen.
We recommend that you first visit a nearby hospital or clinic to receive a referral letter.
New patients are only accepted with referral letters from other medical institutions for the Dermatology, Urology, Ophthalmology (appointment required), Otorhinolaryngology, Psychiatry (appointment required), Dental Surgery, Neurology (appointment required), Hematology (appointment required), and Rheumatism (appointment required) departments.
Appointments are also required for the Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Psychiatry departments.

Established patients

If you have an appointment

  1.Insert your Patient ID Card into the Check-in Machine to the right of the Main Entrance.
Take your Examination Schedule Ticket and Patient ID Card and wait in the waiting hall of the applicable department.
* If you will receive any tests before your appointment, please go to the Testing Room and receive the tests before waiting in the waiting hall of the applicable department.
  2.Wait in the waiting hall until the time on your Examination Schedule Ticket is displayed on the Examination Schedule Screen at the entrance to the internal waiting area in the department.
* The screen displays the examination time for visits in each Examination Room. Depending on the examination progress, the time displayed may differ by Examination Room.
* Some departments do not provide an Examination Schedule Ticket.

Follow the procedure from #4 under “New patients.”

If you do not have an appointment

  1.Present your Patient ID Card and health insurance card at the reception desk of the applicable department.
  2.Follow the procedure from #3 under “New patients.”

Appointments for tests

Established patients coming to the hospital for test (electro-cardiogram, ultrasound, etc.) or radiography (MRI, CT, RI, LINAC, etc.) appointments should follow the procedure below.
  1. For a test (electro-cardiogram, ultrasound, etc.) present your Test Information Card and Patient ID Card at the Physiological Test Reception Desk (2F, No 27). For an MRI or CT, present your Test Information Card and Patient ID Card at the Diagnostic Radiology Reception Desk (1F, No. 12). For LINAC, present your Test Information Card and Patient ID Card at Reception Desk No. 61 (1F).
  2. A receptionist will help you. Please wait at the specified location (such as in front of the Testing Room) until you are called. If you will receive an examination after your test, you will be instructed to go to the applicable department.
  3. After your tests and other procedures are finished, take your green folder to the Payment Reception Desk (1F, No. 8). After your fee is calculated, your Patient ID Card will be returned. Pay at the Automatic Payment Machine or Cashier Counter (No. 4).
* If you also have an appointment for a medical examination, please come to the reception desk of the applicable department after the tests and other procedures are finished.

Influenza vaccination

Iwata City Hospital offers influenza vaccinations from October 24 (Monday), 2016.
In principle, if you see a primary care physician outside of Iwata City Hospital, please receive the vaccination from your primary care physician.
CategoryPrice
First vaccination5,400 yen
Second vaccination (if the first vaccination was given at Iwata City Hospital)5,400 yen
Second vaccination (if the first vaccination was not given at Iwata City Hospital)5,400 yen
If the vaccination couldn’t be given due to a fever, etc.2,160 yen
Price if a public subsidy applies for the influenza vaccination for elderly persons1,600 yen

Public subsidy for the influenza vaccination for elderly persons

Eligible persons1) Persons age 65 or older
2) Persons age 60 to under 65 with a specific functional disorder
* Specific functional disorder: Person with a disorder (corresponding to a Level 1 Physical Disability) of heart, kidney, or respiratory organ function, or of immune function caused by the human immunodeficiency virus
PeriodOctober 24 (Monday), 2016 – March 31 (Friday), 2017
* Until January 31 (Tuesday), 2017 for residents of Fukuroi City, Kakegawa City, and Mori Town
ScheduleMonday – Friday, 8:15 – 10:30 a.m.
* Vaccinations are not available on weekends, public holidays, and the New Year holiday (December 29 – January 3).
Please note
  • Please bring a document showing your address and date of birth. (Health insurance card, Medical Care Claimant Certificate, etc.)
  • If you live outside of Iwata City (excluding Fukuroi City, Kakegawa City, and Mori Town), please receive a Medical History Form, Application Form, and Invoice from the city or town where you live before coming to the hospital for your vaccination.
  • You cannot receive the vaccination without these documents.

Contact: Medical Practice Section, Iwata City Hospital, telephone: 0538-38-5000 (main)

Pediatrics influenza vaccinations

  1.Appointments are required
 Pediatrics offers outpatient vaccinations every Thursday afternoon by appointment only. The influenza vaccination is given from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday. Vaccinations are available from October 27 (Thursday).
  2.Priority is given to high-risk children, etc.
 Priority is mainly given to high-risk children or children who cannot receive the vaccination from their primary care physicians due to allergies. We recommend promptly visiting your primary care physician to receive the vaccination when you are in good health.

Contact: Pediatrics, telephone: 0538-38-5000(main)
For telephone inquiries, please call between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m.