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WellConnect - Columbus Regional Health

Patient Responsibilites

Providing Information

You and/or your chosen representative are responsible for providing, to the best of your knowledge, accurate and complete information about present complaints, past illnesses, hospitalizations, medications and other matters relating to your health.

You and/or your chosen representative are responsible for reporting perceived risks in your care and unexpected changes in your health.

You and/or your chosen representative are responsible for helping the hospital to understand your environment by providing information about service needs and expectations.

Asking Questions

You and/or your family, are expected to ask questions when you do not understand your care, treatment, or services.

You and/or your family are expected to ask questions when you do not understand what you are expected to do.

Following Instructions

You and/or your family are expected to follow the care, treatment, and service plan.

You and/or your family should express any concerns about your ability to follow the proposed care plan or the course of treatment. The hospital makes every effort to change the plan of care to meet your specific needs and limitations. When such changes to the care, treatment, and service plan are not recommended, you and/ or your family will be informed of the consequences of the alternatives. You will also be informed of the potential consequences of not following the proposed course.

Accepting Consequences

You and/or your family are responsible for the outcomes if you do not follow the care, treatment and service plan.

Following Rules and Regulations

You and/or your family are expected to follow the hospital's rules and regulations.

Showing Respect and Consideration

You and/or your family are expected to be considerate of the organization's staff and property, as well as other patients and their property.

You and/or your family are expected to help control noise and disturbances and follow the hospital's smoking policy.

Meeting Financial Commitments

You and/or your family are responsible for providing insurance information or personal information that would assist in obtaining financial assistance in promptly meeting any financial obligation agreed to with the hospital.

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