Patients Rights & Responsibilities
For safe and comfortable stay at Adventist Medical Center Iligan, we require all our guests to adhere to the Waste Segregation policy of this hospital. Please throw your garbage in our color-coded trash cans:
- Black (Non-Infectious Waste)
- Green (Biodegradable)
Fruit & vegetables peelings
Flowers, leaves, twigs
- Yellow (infectious waste)
All disposable materials contaminated with blood and other body fluids (diapers, cottons, bandages & etc…)
|STYROPACKAGES are strictly prohibited|
A fine of Php 200.00 will be charged against you should you not comply with our policy.
To avoid overcrowding and too much noise, we only allow 2 watchers for every ward admitted patient. A fine of Php 500.00 pesos/person will be charged against you should you have more than two watchers.
As our guest in this hospital, you have your rights as much as you have your responsibilities. You are entitled to quality care according to the following statements:
IT IS YOUR RIGHT TO:
- Receive consideration and respectful care.
- Know the names and designations of the healthcare personnel directly involved in your care.
- Know your illness and prospects for your recovery in terms you can understand, even if this means for a translator.
- Know all the possible treatments and associated risks so you can give fully informed consent to or refusal of recommended treatments.
- Expect privacy of information regarding your health treatments. These confidential medical files cannot be read without your permission except as provided by law.
- Leave the hospital against medical advice of your physician at your own risk.
- Know which treatment are experimental and to refuse to participate in any medical research.
- Be informed of your continuing treatment plan and possible outcomes.
IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO:
- Provide complete and accurate information about your health and family medical history – including past hospitalizations, medications (example: dietary supplements and natural medicines), history of allergies. This also includes reporting if you are in pain, or require pain relief.
- Participate and cooperate to the best of your ability in making decisions about your medical treatment, and to comply with the agreed upon plan of care.
- Ask questions to your consultant / physician / doctor or other care providers when you do not understand any information or instructions.
- Inform your physician or other care provider if you desire to transfer of care to another physician, caregiver, or hospital.
- Recognize the impact of lifestyle on your personal health.
- Be considerate and respectful to those who are receiving and providing care.
- Observe hospital policies and procedures, including those regarding smoking, noise, and number of visitors.
- Leave your valuables at home as the hospital is not responsible for anything lost inside your room during your stay.
- Accept financial responsibility for health care services and settle bills promptly.