Patient Condition Information (Media)
For media seeking patient condition information during duty hours, please call 210-916-5141 or 210-916-5118. After duty hours, call 210-529-2766 or 210-998-9423. Because of federal privacy regulations (HIPAA), it is essential that members of the news media provide a patient's first and last name, including spelling, when calling.
For an explanation of the terms used to describe patient conditions and injuries and for information about HIPAA, the federal laws that govern hospitals' release of patient information to media, please refer to the following: