Patient Privacy & Rights
The physicians and staff of Forbes Hospital are dedicated to making our patients and visitors as comfortable as possible. We are committed to treating our guests with competence, compassion and courtesy. Our physicians, nurses and other members of our healthcare team are dedicated to responding to patients' needs and answering their questions. Additionally, our Patient Relations staff are dedicated to assisting our patients and visitors, answering their non-medical questions, and providing further service to enhance their stay at our hospital.
As a patient you or your legally responsible party, have the right to:
- receive care without discrimination due to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, income, education, national origin, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, genetic information, marital status, culture, language, physical or mental disability, gender identity or expression, or who will pay your bill
- safe, respectful, and dignified care at all times. You will receive services and care that are medically suggested and within the hospital’s services, its stated mission, and required law and regulation.