Patient Rights

  • Patient Rights
  • >> The right to receive care appropriate to the patient’s needs consistent with the scope of the hospital.
  • >> The right to receive considerate care regardless of race, gender, ethnicity,religious belief or age.
  • >> The right to know the name of the Physician who has the primary responsibility for coordinating care.
  • >> The right to receive information about the illness, treatment, prognosis and to have questions answered.
  • >> As and when appropriate to be educated about the medication, diet prevention and other aspects of the disease process including unanticipated outcome.
  • >> To be provided with privacy and confidentiality during examination or treatment.
  • >> The patients should be assured of the confidentiality of Medical Record and have the opportunity to approve or refuse the release of such information.
  • >> To receive counselingregarding the estimated cost of treatment and payment schedule at the time of admission as well as subsequently.
  • >> The patient can request a second opinion about the diagnosis or the treatment plan.
  • >> The patient can refuse a recommended treatment to the extent permittedbylaw & be informed about the medical consequences of refusal.
  • >> In case a transfer to another facility is required,patient to be provided complete explanation including alternatives to the transfer.
  • >> The right to have interpreter if they do not understand explanations.