YOU HAVE THE RIGHT...
TO DIGNITY -- To be treated with respect and consideration.
TO UNDERSTAND -- To expect adequate explanations and instructions regarding your condtion and
care, procedures, medications, tests, and followup care. We urge you to ask questions of your health care
TO CONFIDENTIALITY -- No information from your medical record will be released without your
request and signed release. Your privacy will be protected.
IN ADDITION, WE ASK AND EXPECT YOU...
TO BE AN ACTIVE PARTNER IN YOUR HEALTH CARE -- We believe that the choices you make day-to-day
will have the biggest impact on your health. We urge you to participate in the decisions about your care and to give
informed consent to recommended procedures.
TO BE HONEST -- Give us accurate, current information about your past and present health status,
medications, allergies and treatments.
TO BE RESPECTFUL -- Treat our health care professionals with the same respect, consideration, and
dignity that you expect from them.
TO HELP US IMPROVE -- Tell us if you have a complaint about your service or if there is something
about your treatment that you don't understand. Your feedback is vital.