This policy applies to the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) entities and individuals outlined in the policy applicability section below.
AHN is committed to providing a safe and healing environment for patients, visitors and employees. As part of that commitment, AHN has established a “code of conduct” for its patients and visitors.
While AHN understands that being hospitalized and receiving health care services can be stressful, AHN will not tolerate inappropriate, disrespectful or unsafe behavior (collectively, misconduct) from patients or visitors. The purpose of this policy is to establish a set of expectations for behaviors that promote a safe and therapeutic environment and to establish a mechanism to manage patient and visitor misconduct.
B. Patient Misconduct
C. Visitor Misconduct
D. Medical Records Documentation