In order to get the most out of your stay at St.Vincent Carmel Hospital, we encourage you to become familiar with your rights and responsibilities as a patient.
Ascension Health is the parent organization of St.Vincent Health. We champion the dignity and worth of each individual. The philosophy statement of St.Vincent Carmel Hospital affirms: "We believe that the dignity and rights of each person must be protected and promoted with the utmost care, from the moment of conception throughout life to death." Through recognizing the dignity and vulnerability of a person as a patient, we developed patient rights and responsibilities. A further explanation of these rights and responsibilities is available from either your nurse or patient representative.
It is your right as our patient or client to:
As a Medicare hospital patient, you have the right to:
The phone number and address of the PRO in your area is: Health Care Excel Post Office Box # 3713 2901 Ohio Blvd. Terre Haute, Indiana 47803 (812) 234-1499 or 1-800-288-1499
To help us meet your healthcare needs and provide you with appropriate care, your responsibilities as our patient or client are to:
For more information on these rights and responsibilities, ask any staff member.