We believe patients have the right to...
At Greene County Health Care, regardless of race, religion, gender, national origin, marital status, age, disability or ability to pay.
Be treated with dignity and respect
The staff respects the patient’s mental, social, spiritual, and cultural values about health, illness and injury.
Know what his/her illness is
The patients have the right to the treatment options and the advantages and disadvantages of each, help in making decisions about the treatment that he/she receives, and to know what complications the treatment is likely to cause in a language that is easily understood by the patient.
Receive necessary information from his/her provider
To give informed consent prior to the start of any procedure and treatment. Patients who are unable to fully participate in treatment decisions have the right to be represented by parents, guardians, family members, or other conservators.
To the extent permitted by the law and to be informed of the medical consequences of his/her actions.