CT Law | Understand the Patients Bill of Rights

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Nov 06, 2010 | 0 Comments

Patient's are guaranteed certain standards of care, communication, and rights. Your healthcare provider is required to uphold these rights, and understanding your rights may enable you to get better treatment.

Article excerpt:

The Patient's Bill of Rights has three major goals:
1. To increase patient confidence in the health care system by:

  • Ensuring a fair medical system that is responsive to patients' needs.
  • Providing patients with processes through which they can address their concerns.
  • Encouraging patients to a take pro-active role in their medical care.

2. To emphasis the significance of the relationship between patient and medical provider.
3. To promote a pro-active health care attitude by the patient by establishing rights and responsibilities of the patient and provider.

Read the full article here:

Understanding the Patient's Bill of Rights

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Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.


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