Regarding your access to medical care, you have the right to:
Regarding your personal needs, you have the right to:
Regarding your doctor, family, friends, or personal partner, you have the right to:
Regarding your discharge planning, you have the right to:
Regarding decision-making and advance directives, you have the right to:
Regarding your medical record and hospital bill, you have the right to:
Regarding problem resolution, you have the right to:
Concerns and Complaints: It is the responsibility of Oconee Regional Medical Center staff to listen to patient concerns or the concerns voiced by family members or visitors. To express any concern or complaint, contact the Patient Representative, or nurse whenever possible; however concerns may be addressed to any member of the hospital staff. Concerns and/or complaints will be referred to the appropriate hospital representative. You may send written complaints to: Oconee Regional Medical Center Administrators Office 821 North Cobb Street Milledgeville, GA 31061 You may also call 478-454-3550 to voice a concern or complaint. You may also seek help with concerns about your care or treatment by contacting
Confidentiality: All patient medical information, whether stored electronically, in the medical record, or obtained by any other means, is treated as private and confidential. All Oconee Regional Medical Center staff members take precautions to assure the privacy and confidentiality of patients.
Access to your medical record: Please talk to your healthcare team if you would like to access to your medical record. Our Oconee Regional Health Systems Notice of Privacy Practices explains in greater detail certain rights you have regarding your medical record and information. While the medical record is the property of ORMC, you have the right to review, and/or request, a copy of your medical record. A reasonable copying fee will be charged. We may deny your request to inspect and copy in certain very limited circumstances. To request a copy of your medical record, an “Authorization for Release of Information” form must be completed and forwarded to:
Oconee Regional Medical Center
Health Information Department
821 North Cobb Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Patient Rights & Responsibilities
A Guide for Patients At Oconee Regional Medical Center
Oconee Regional Health Systems and Oconee Regional Medical Center believe you deserve care and services that protect your personal choices and dignity. You are a partner in your care. It is important that you are well informed, talk openly with your doctor, as well as other healthcare providers, and take an active role in your treatment decisions. While a patient at Oconee Regional Medical Center you have many rights as well as responsibilities. The following two tabs are a list of your Patient Rights and Responsibilities.For a PDF version of this document click here.
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Regarding your medical care, you are responsible for:
Regarding your personal behavior, you are responsible for:
Code Rapid Response Team (CODE R)
If you or your family member/friend who you are visiting appears to be getting sicker, please alert your nurse immediately so that he or she has the option to call for the additional assistance.
Revised: June 2005, September 2006, August 2007, February 2009, August 2009
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