E Patient Care Partnership Case Study

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`e Patient Care Partnership Understanding Expectations, Rights and Responsibilities What to expect during your hospital stay: • High quality hospital care. A clean and safe environment. Involvement in your care. Protection of your privacy. Help when leaving the hospital. Help with your billing claims. • • • • • `e Patient Care Partnership Understanding Expectations, Rights and Responsibilities W hen you need hospital care, your doctor and the nurses and other professionals at our hospital are committed to working with you and your family to meet your health care needs. Our dedicated doctors and staff serve the community in all its ethnic, religious and economic diversity. Our goal is for you and your family…show more content…
They will be taken into account as much as possible throughout your hospital stay. Make sure your doctor, your family and your care team know your wishes. Understanding who should make decisions when you cannot. If you have signed a health care enter the hospital, you sign a general consent to treatment. In some cases, such as surgery or experimental treatment, you may be asked to confirm in writing that you understand what is planned and agree to it. This process protects your right to consent to or refuse a treatment. Your doctor will explain the medical consequences of refusing recommended treatment. It also protects your right to decide if you want to participate in a research study. power of attorney stating who should speak for you if you become unable to make health care decisions for yourself, or a “living will” or “advance directive” that states your wishes about end-of-life care; give copies to your doctor, your family and your care team. If you or your family need help making difficult decisions, counselors, chaplains and others are available to help. Protection of your privacy.…show more content…
State and federal laws and hospital operating policies protect the privacy of your medical information. You will receive a Notice of Privacy Practices that describes the ways that we use, disclose and safeguard patient information and that explains how you can obtain a copy of information from our records about your care. Help with your bill and filing insurance claims. O Preparing you and your family for when you leave the hospital. Y our doctor works with hospital staff and professionals in your community. You and your family also play an important role in your care. The success of your treatment often depends on your efforts to follow medication, diet and therapy plans. Your family may need to help care for you at home. You can expect us to help you identify sources of follow-up care and to let you know if our hospital has a financial interest in any referrals. As long as you agree that we can share information about your care with them, we will coordinate our activities with your caregivers outside the hospital. You can also expect to receive information and, where possible, training about the self-care you will need when you go
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