Patients are treated with respect, consideration, and dignity.
Patients are provided appropriate privacy.
Patient Disclosures and records are treated confidentially, and, except when required by law, patients are given the opportunity to approve or refuse their release.
Patients are provided, to the degree known, complete information concerning their diagnosis, evaluation, treatment and prognosis. When it is medically inadvisable to give such information to a patient, the information is provided to a person designated by the patient or to a legally authorized person.
Patients are given the opportunity to participate in decisions involving their health care, except when such participation is contraindicated for medical reasons.
Information is available to patients are staff concerning: Patients are informed of their right to change primary or specialty physicians or dentists or if other qualified physicians or dentists are available.
Marketing or advertising regarding the competence and capabilities of the organization is not misleading to patients.
Patients are provided with appropriate information regarding the absence of malpractice insurance coverage.