For Your Convenience
Family members and friends of our patients are welcome at Bethesda Hospital East. To locate a patient, please call 561.737.7733, ext. "0," to speak with a Bethesda operator at anytime. For our hospital telephone directory, click here.
In addition, here is a list of services that we provide for the comfort and convenience of our visitors.
Automated Teller Machine (ATM)
For your convenience, an ATM machine is located on the first floor near the Main Entrance of the Hospital.
For the convenience of our visitors, Bethesda Hospital East has a Dining Room on the Lower Level that is open daily from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A full-course menu is offered, with made-to-order sandwiches and grilled items.
Looking for a cup of coffee or a quick bite to eat? The Bethesda Café is open Monday through Friday, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Main Lobby.
Water, soft drink and snack vending machines are located outside the Dining Room and by the Emergency Department waiting room. A microwave is also located outside the Dining Room.
The Auxiliary-operated Gift Shop is located on the first floor by the Main Lobby. Visitors may purchase flowers, balloons, candy, stuffed animals and an array of gifts including magazines and greeting cards. All proceeds from the Gift Shop go to support patient care needs at Bethesda Hospital East. Gift Shop hours are: Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
To order a gift for a patient in the hospital, call the Gift Shop during business hours at 561.737.7733, ext. 84469.
Free wireless Internet access is available for patients and guests throughout Bethesda Hospital East and the Bethesda Heart Hospital.
Lost and Found
The Hospital maintains a lost and found area. If you have lost a personal item, please call Environmental Services at 561.737.7733, ext. 84446.
The Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel are available inside the Ambulatory Surgery Center entrance and outside the Outpatient Pavilion entrance on the first floor.
Mail & Flowers
Hospital volunteers deliver mail and flowers to patients every day. Any questions or concerns about mail and flower delivery can be directed to the Volunteer Office by calling 561.737.7733, ext. 84468.
The services of a notary public are available free of charge to guests in the hospital, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, please call Health Information Management at 561.737.7733, ext. 84271.
Bethesda Hospital East is committed to the promotion of good health. In compliance with Florida's Clean Indoor Air Act, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hospital.
Bethesda recognizes the religious faiths of its patients and visitors. Please notify your nurse if you would like to speak with a minister, priest or rabbi. In addition, Bethesda provides a Prayer Room located on the first floor across from the Gift Shop.
Pay phones are located on the first floor near the Main Entrance of the Hospital.
Free valet parking is available for patients and visitors Monday through Friday at three locations: the Main Entrance of the Hospital from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; the Outpatient Pavilion from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and the Emergency Department from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.