Patient Support Services
Chaplains are available to counsel patients and family members of all faiths. Mass is celebrated in St. Edward Chapel on the first floor of the James T. Farley Concentrated Care Building. Both Mass and Protestant services are televised free of charge to each patient room.
Call 313-343-7850 or click for more information.
More Private Rooms
The McQuade floor of the new VanElslander Pavilion, also known as 4 North, has 36 private rooms. When complete, the VanElslander Pavilion will have 108 private rooms. Every aspect of the new, large patient rooms has been designed to enhance the healing environment and maximize comfort for patients and their families. Rooms include beautiful furniture and fixtures, private bathrooms and sofas to allow overnight stays by family. The privacy of the room, in addition to sound absorbing materials on the floors and ceilings, help to maintain a quieter and more peaceful hospital environment. Each room as a flat-screen television and state-of-the-art cardiac monitoring.
In accordance with our Mission and Values, St. John Hospital & Medical Center is committed to caring for all people regardless of their ability to pay, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. St. John Hospital & Medical Center offers financial counseling and assistance to help address any financial concerns patients or families may have regarding their care. Our financial aid policy reflects St. John Hospital & Medical Center’s dedication to working together with our patients in a compassionate and caring manner to identify options for resolving their financial obligations. Help may be available by contacting (866) 501-DOCS (3627), or in person at St. John Hospital & Medical Center.
Request Medical Records
If you need a copy of your medical records, print and complete the Release of Medical Records Authorization form. Be sure to specify the dates of service and the type of information needed. If you are requesting records be sent to you, you will receive a bill. If you have any questions, please call us at 313-343-3780.
Mail the completed authorization form to:
St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Health Information Management Dept.
22101 Moross Rd.
Detroit, MI 48236
Requesting Birth Certificates
For babies born at St. John Hospital, please call Detroit's Herman Keifer Health Department at 313-876-4135 or go to Detroit Health Department Vital Records web site.
For information regarding an adoption, please call the Adoption Registry at 517-373-3513.
Communication Aids & Services
Telecommunications devices are available for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. The services that are offered are specialized text telephones (TTY), amplified phones, and large button phones. A TTY phone is located in Operator Services Department, which is staffed 24-hours a day and can be reached by dialing 313-343-3126.
Interpreter Services and Conference interpreting are available by contacting Operator Services at 313-343-4000 or by dialing “0” with in the hospital.
Professional Pharmacy located in Professional Building One and After-Hours Pharmacy in the James T. Farley Concentrated Care Building carry many medications and medical supplies that may be difficult to find in neighborhood pharmacies.
Call Professional Pharmacy at 313-343-3776 and After-Hours Pharmacy at 313-343-4720.
Health Connect matches callers with physicians who most closely meet patients’ needs by specialty, insurance type, location and appointment availability.
Call 1-866-501-DOCS Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
St. John Home Care
Certified nursing and skilled care. Providing registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nurses’ aides and in your home or hospital room.
Call 1-800-248-2298 or visit Home Care.
Social Work and Discharge Planning
Social workers and nurse discharge planners are assigned to every patient unit to help with personal and family problems resulting from illness and disability. They provide advice on living arrangements after discharge and about community resources. There is no charge for this service.