- You have the responsibility to provide, to the best of your knowledge, accurate and complete information about present illness, past illnesses, hospitalization, medication, and other matters relating to your health.
- You have the responsibility to report unexpected changes in your condition to your health-care provider.
- You have the responsibility to report whether you clearly understand a medical course of action and what is expected of you. This includes voicing concerns about any planned procedure, treatment or care.
- You have the responsibility to follow the treatment plan recommended by your health-care provider, This may include following the instructions of nurses and other health personnel as they carry out your plan of care, implement your doctor’s orders, and enforce applicable hospital rules and regulations. You are responsible for this action if you refuse treatment or do not follow the practitioner’s instructions.
- You are responsible for keeping appointments, and if you are unable to do so for any reason, for notifying your caregiver or the hospital.
- You have the responsibility to make sure that the financial obligations of your care are fulfilled as promptly as possible. Also, it is your responsibility to be involved with our insurance company so that payment will be made in a timely manner.
- You have the responsibility to follow hospital rules and regulations affecting patient care and conduct.
- You have the responsibility to be considerate of the rights of other patients and hospital personnel and for assisting in the control of noise and the number of visitors. You are responsible for being respectful of hospital property and the property of other people.
- You have the responsibility to respect the right of other patients to a smoke-free environment.
NOTICE: Protected health information is subject to electronic disclosure.