Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Patients have the right to:

Be informed of all medical care information related to their health status and be provided with complete information about their diagnosis

Know everyone taking part in their care, including physicians, nurses, and administrative staff

Be treated with respect and humanity during all treatments

Be involved in all treatment planning and to make their own treatment decisions

Be guaranteed privacy and confidentiality concerning their medical care


Patients have the responsibilities to:

Provide accurate and complete information concerning their health conditions, both past and present

Follow the treatment plan established by their physicians and discuss any medications or medical treatments outside the doctor's orders or planning with medical staff

Show respect to all hospital staff

Ensure that financial obligations of their care are fulfilled by themselves or by their family

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