Patients & Visitors

Your Responsibilities

As a patient, you have the following responsibilities:

Have a valid prescription including your name, test to be performed, indication for test, physician’s signature and date signed;

Follow Medical Center rules and regulations such as our no-smoking regulations;

Keep appointments or telephone the Medical Center if you must miss a scheduled appointment;

Communicate with the healthcare team about illnesses, hospitalizations, medications and other matters relating to your health. What you feel is unimportant or embarrassing may help the staff in understanding and treating your illness. If you do not understand, or cannot follow, instructions relating to treatment and prevention of a recurrence of your illness, it is important that you let a member of the healthcare team know;

Be considerate of other patients, particularly with reference to noise (loud talking, television/radio volume);

Be courteous and respectful toward Medical Center staff at all times.