Madaen Hospital



Patient right:

• You have the right to considerate, respectful and safe care.
• You have the right to be well informed about your illness, possible treatments, likely outcomes and unexpected outcomes and to discuss this information with your doctor. You have the right to know the names and roles of people treating you.
• You have the right to consent to or refuse a treatment, as permitted by law, throughout your hospital stay. If you refuse a recommended treatment, you will receive other needed and available care.
• You have the right to have an advance directive, such as a living will or health care proxy. These documents express your choices about your future care or name someone to decide if you cannot speak for yourself. If you have a written advance directive, you should provide a copy to the hospital, your family, and your doctor.
• You have the right to privacy. The hospital, your doctor and others caring for you will protect your privacy as much as possible.
• You have the right to expect that treatment records are confidential unless you have given permission to release information or reporting is required or permitted by law. When the hospital releases records to others, such as insurers, it emphasizes that the records are confidential.
• You have the right to review your medical records and to have the information explained, except when restricted by law.
• You have the right to expect that the hospital will give you necessary health services to the best of its ability. Treatment, referral, or transfer may be recommended. If transfer is recommended or requested, you will be informed of risks, benefits, and alternatives. You will not be transferred until the other institution agrees to accept you.
• You have the right to know if this hospital has relationships with outside parties that may influence your treatment and care. These relationships may be with educational institutions, other health care providers, or insurers.
• You have the right to consent or decline to take part in research affecting your care. If you choose not to take part, you will receive the most effective care the hospital otherwise provides.
• You have the right to be told of realistic care alternatives when hospital care is no longer appropriate.
• You have the right to know about hospital rules that affect you and your treatment and about charges and payment methods. You have the right to know about hospital resources, such as patient representatives or ethics committees, that can help you resolve problems and questions about your hospital stay and care.
• You have the right to have an autopsy done by a physician who is not affiliated with this hospital and/or to have it done at an unaffiliated institution. Any person authorized to give consent for an autopsy will receive this information before signing the consent or giving consent by telephone.
• You have the right to be free from all forms of abuse or harassment