Patient Rights

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You have the right to receive considerate, respectful and compassionate care in a safe setting regardless of your age, gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disabilities.

You have the right to receive care in a safe environment free from all forms of abuse, neglect, or mistreatme.

You have the right to be called by your proper name and to be in an environment that maintains dignity and adds to a positive self-image.

You have the right to be told the names of your doctors, nurses, and all health care team members directing and/or providing your care.

You have the right to have a family member or person of your choice and your own doctor notified promptly of your admission to the hospital.

You have the right to have someone remain with you for emotional support during your hospital stay, unless your visitor’s presence compromises your or others’ rights, safety or health. You have the right to deny visitation at any time.

You have the right to be told by your doctor about your diagnosis and possible prognosis, the benefits and risks of treatment, and the expected outcome of treatment, including unexpected outcomes.

You have the right to have your pain assessed and to be involved in decisions about treating your pain.

You have the right to be free from restraints and seclusion in any form that is not medically required.

You can expect full consideration of your privacy and confidentiality in care discussions, exams, and treatments.

You have the right to make an advance directive, appointing someone to make health care decisions for you if you are unable. If you do not have an advance directive, we can provide you with information and help to complete one.

You have the right to be involved in your discharge plan. You can expect to be told in a timely manner of the need for planning your discharge or transfer to another facility or level of care. Before your discharge, you can expect to receive information about follow-up care that you may need.

You have the right to receive detailed information about your hospital and physician charges.

You have the right to give or refuse consent for recordings.