Knowing what to expect during your stay at Keralty Hospital can help reassure both you and your family. Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care and the best patient experience possible. We also take precautions concerning COVID-19 and other pandemics that may arise to protect the safety of our patients and everyone who enters our facilities.


Contact your insurance company

To ensure your coverage and understand your costs, we recommend you contact your insurance company before being admitted to the hospital.

For other questions about insurance, hospital benefits or the cost of your care at Keralty Hospital, please contact us at 305-267-3800.


What to bring

  • Identification: Photo ID, driver's license or state ID
  • Emergency contacts: Names and phone numbers of family or friends
  • Personal: Pajamas, robe, slippers and socks for your comfort; toiletries, such as shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste and lotion; comfortable clothes to wear home
  • Assistive devices: Glasses, contact lenses, magnifying glasses, hearing aids, walker, crutches, cane or other, clearly labeled with your name
  • Medical: Insurance card, list of past hospitalizations, illnesses, surgeries and allergies, prescription medications, dosages and schedule and a copy of your Advance Directive


What not to bring

Please do not bring valuables, such as jewelry or a large amount of cash, personal electrical devices or appliances such as a tablet, hair dryer, curling iron, electric shaver, heating pad or radio, as we cannot be responsible for lost items or items that you leave behind after your stay.


What to expect

  • Your hospital room: For your comfort and safety, each room includes an electronically operated bed, bedside table and cabinets for your personal belongings, television and a telephone with a dedicated number
  • Internet: Wireless internet access is available throughout our hospital
  • Your meals: You’ll receive three nutritional meals a day and snacks, featuring a variety of menu items based on your healthcare needs and preferences


Returning home

When you’re ready to go home, we'll review your discharge guidelines with you. This may include follow-up visits with your doctor or specialist, prescriptions, home care instructions, and/or arrangements for a visiting nurse to help during your recovery.