Patient Rights and Responsibilities

Potomac Region Medical Associates Medical Center wants you to be informed of your rights and responsibilities as a patient of ours. To learn more please click on link:

PATIENTS RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES and YOUR RIGHTS REGARDING YOUR CARE:

  • YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO RECEIVE CONSIDERATE, RESPECTFUL AND COMPASSIONATE CARE IN A SAFE SETTING REGARDLESS OF YOUR AGE, GENDER, RACE, NATIONAL ORGIN, RELIGION, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, DIAGNOSIS OR DIABIITY.
  • POTOMAC REGION MEDICAL ASSOCIATES MEDICAL CENTER DOES NOT TREAT CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF TEN YEARS OLD.
  • YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE ADDRESSED BY YOUR PROPER NAME AND TO BE TOLD THE NAMES OF ALL THE HEALTHCARE TEAM MEMBERS INVOLVED IN YOUR CARE.
  • YOU HAVE A RIGHT TO BE INFORMED BY YOUR PRACTIONER ABOUT YOUR DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS, AS WELL AS THE BENEFITS AND RISKS OF EACH TREATMENT, EXPECTED OUTCOMES AND OPTIONS.
  • YOU CAN EXPECT FULL CONSIDERATION OF YOUR PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALTY IN CARE DISCUSSIONS, EXAMINATIONS AND TREATMENT.  THE PRESENCE OF A CHAPERONE DURING ANY EXAMINATION MAY BE REQUESTED.
  • YOU CAN EXPECT THAT ALL COMMUNICATIONS AND RECORDS PERTAINING TO YOUR HEALTHCARE ARE CONFIDENTIAL UNLESS DISCLOSURE IS PERMITTED BY LAW.
  • YOU HAVE THE RIGHT THE REVIEW AND OBTAIN A COPY OF YOUR MEDICAL RECORD

 

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