Your Rights as a Patient
During your stay at Good Samaritan Hospital, you and your family will make important decisions about your medical treatment. As our patient, you have the right to accept or refuse health care treatment—and we want to respect your wishes. If the choices you make are not consistent with Good Samaritan’s mission statement, we will work with you to identify another health care provider.
By knowing what treatment choices are available, you and your family can make informed decisions. It’s important to discuss your preferences with family members and your doctor before a serious illness occurs. You may also express these thoughts in a written advance directive. By doing so, your wishes can be followed even if you become unable to state your preferences. When you’re admitted to Good Samaritan Hospital, you’ll be asked about any written advance directives you may have.
To learn more about your patient rights, please click on the quick links on the right side of the page.