Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Patients have the responsibility for:

  • Providing precise and complete information regarding his/her medical complaints, past history of hospitalizations, medications, aches, and additional matters concerning their health.
  • Follow the formulated treatment strategy suggested by the physicians
  • Make sure that the bills are paid without any delay; follow hospital rules and regulations.
  • Being thoughtful of the rights of the other patients and hospital personnel staff
  • Report any episodes of pain and the efficiency or lack of response to pain treatment
  • Report any apparent risks experienced and/or unanticipated change in condition during the course of his/her care.
  • Providing accurate complete information in matters related to his/her health.
  • Follow the treatment plan prescribed the physicians All necessary information regarding the insurance processing and assurance of the financial obligations should be fulfilled.
  • In cases where he/she doesn’t understand information she should ask questions

Each patient has the right to:

  • To obtain considerate and respectful care: This comprises of the right to be free from any form of annoyance, abandonment, exploitation, and vocal, mental, physical and sexual form of abuse.
  • A rational accessibility to care Be acquainted with the identity and the particular specialized status of the doctor
  • Unprejudiced access to treatment not considering the race, religion, sex, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or handicap.
  • Have his/her religious requirements accommodated, and his/her cultural and individual values, beliefs, and preferences respected. Be on familiar terms with the reason involving any sort of transfer within or outside the hospital.
  • All sorts of interactions and records pertaining to his/her care ought to be treated as confidential by the hospital, with the exception of cases such as suspected abuse where reporting is permitted or required by law.
  • Access to the information enclosed in his or her clinical records within a realistic time frame.
  • Be well-versed regarding the hospital policies and practices related to patient care, treatment and responsibilities Be liberal from restraints of any form that are not medically required or are used as a means of coercion, convenience or retaliation by staff.
  • Have a family members or representative of his/her choice and his/her personal physician notified promptly of his or her admission to the hospital.