Patient Rights

Patients have the right to quality services, appropriate to their health care needs, which are delivered in a timely manner.

Patients have the right to appropriate medically Necessary medical care

Patients have the right to reasonable access to medical care

Patients have the right to confidentiality in regard to medical and social history, individual medical records and medical information

Patients have the right to be treated with dignity, respect and consideration

Patients have the right to be informed about personal health ad it concerns medical condition, diagnostic tests and treatment plans

Patients have the right to change physicians/ providers

Patients have the right to a second opinion

Patients have the right to involvement in decision-making concerning treatment

patients have the right to refuse participation in research. Human experimentation affecting care or treatment shall be preformed only with a patient’s informed consent

Patients have the right to auditory and visual privacy during a visit

Patients have the right to approve or refuse the release of information except when the release is required by law
Patients have the right to refuse treatment or therapy. Such persons will be made aware of the consequences of their decision and it will be documented in their medical record

Patients have the right to create Advance Directives which let providers and others know the person’s wishes concerning medical treatment

Patients have the right to assert complaints and grievances about the providers and the health care provided

Patients have the right to be informed about the role of medical students/ supervised practitioners and the right to refuse such care