After Surgery

Whether you are with us for several days or just a few hours, your comfort and peace of mind are important to us. If you have questions not answered here, please speak with your nurse and doctor, so we can help you with your needs.

Pain Control

Pain control after surgery may be a very important issue for you. Our staff is specially trained in working with patients and their doctors to help reduce pain. If you have any concerns about post-surgical pain, please discuss them with your surgeon or anesthesiologist.

Going Home

Before your surgery, be sure to talk with your doctor and nurse about what you may need after your hospital stay.

You may need:

  • Medications
  • Crutches or other equipment
  • Changes in your home environment
  • Caregiver support by a family member, friend or paid helper
  • Follow-up appointments

Financial Concerns

Our Patient Financial Services team can help you with the following issues:

  • Estimates
  • Co-payments and/or deposits
  • Oregon Health Plan—OHP
  • Family Health Insurance Assistance Program—FHIAP
  • Bridge Assistance

For all billing questions and financial services, please call 541-686-7191 or 800-873-8253, Option 2, from 9 a.m. – noon or 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays.

Many financial assistance programs, including OHP and Bridge Assistance, have an application and screening process. It is essential that you apply as early as possible for OHP. Please call the Business Office soon so we can move quickly to help you. We can work with you over the phone or arrange to visit with you personally. Medically necessary hospital services will NEVER be delayed or denied based upon your ability to pay.


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Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend
3333 RiverBend Drive
Springfield, Oregon 97477
541-222-7300 Information and Patient Location

Sacred Heart Anesthesia Clinic
3355 RiverBend Drive
Suite 320 (3rd floor Northwest Specialty Clinics building)
Springfield, Oregon 97477
1-800-288-7444 (ext. 7121)