physician referral and health services information at your fingertips
You have probably seen the telephone number for the OLBH CareLine -- 606-833-CARE (2273) -- many times in publications and advertisements. However, did you know that by calling this number you are put in touch with a specialist who can provide you with valuable information about free community health screenings, available family physicians, pediatricians and gynecologists and educational opportunities offered by the hospital?
The OLBH CareLine is the hospital’s physician referral and information service. Our specialists have helped hundreds of area residents find a physician who meets their personal needs and preferences. A caller to the OLBH CareLine can learn more about educational opportunities, special events, health screenings and general information about OLBH.
The OLBH CareLine specialists understand that finding a new physician for your family's needs can be a difficult decision. Whether you are new to the area, your insurance coverage has changed, or your child is beginning school, the OLBH CareLine can refer you to a physician who meets your needs. With one phone call, information can be obtained about a particular physician's specialty, office hours, medical training and board certifications.
When calling the OLBH CareLine for a physician referral, a specialist will obtain some personal information - address, date of birth, type of physician being sought, insurance information, etc. Once this confidential information is assessed, you will be matched to a physician whose office is near where you live or work, accepts your insurance and is capable of providing quality health care services to meet your and your family's needs. We will even assist patients with making their first appointment with the physician's office. If a caller is not yet ready to make a decision about choosing a particular doctor, OLBH CareLine staff members can provide an OLBH medical staff directory for further review of the hospital's available specialists.
The OLBH CareLine also can provide you with details about the entire range of health care services and classes provided by the hospital including free, monthly support groups. A list of regularly offered support groups can be found by clicking here. If you see a particular group in which you are interested, feel free to contact the OLBH CareLine for more information.
When faced with finding a doctor for you or your family, don't hesitate to contact the health care professionals at the OBLH CareLine by calling 606-833-CARE (2273) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.