Your Patient RightsAs a patient at Hillsboro Community Hospital you have the right to:
●Suitable treatment and services regardless of your age, gender, national origin, culture, disability, economic status, educational background of the source or payment for your care.
●Considerable and respectful care from qualified personnel.
●The name of the physician who is responsible for your care and information about your condition.
●Information necessary to allow you to actively participate in decisions regarding your medical care.
●Request a change in physicians or transfer to another health facility for religious or other reasons.
●Information contained in your medical record within the limits of the law.
●Request a specialist or an opinion from another physician at your own expense.
●Confidentiality pertaining to your diagnosis, care and method of payment.
●Be informed about the hospital charges for services and available payment methods.
●Communicate with people outside the hospital by having personal visits and verbal or written communication.
●Information about medical procedures or treatments that require your consent, including explanation of risks, probable success and alternative treatments.
●Expectation of reasonable safety while receiving services at the hospital.
●Be free of restraints, except as ordered by the physician.
●To refuse treatment. You will be informed of medical consequences for refusing treatment.
●Care that promotes your physical, emotional and spiritual comfort and dignity.
●A grievance process.
It is your responsibility to:
●Provide accurate and complete information about matters relating to your health.
●Follow your treatment plan.
●Provide information needed to file your insurance claims and work with the hospital to make payment arrangements.
●Follow hospital rules and regulations, including the No Smoking policy.
●Be considerate of the rights of other patients, staff and physicians.
●Be responsible for your actions if you refuse treatment or do not follow the practitioner's instructions.
●Provide the hospital with a copy of your written advance directives, if you have one.
●Make complaints known so that concerns can be addressed.