St. Nicholas Hospital respects the rights of every patient and recognizes that you are an individual with unique healthcare needs. Our staff will provide you with considerate, respectful care focused upon your individual needs.
We strongly affirm your right to make decisions regarding your medical care, including your right to select the provider of that medical care. Your choice of provider is expressly guaranteed by legal and ethical considerations. At St. Nicholas Hospital, you are given the opportunity to exercise this right free from coercion or interference.
St. Nicholas Hospital has undergone rigorous onsite evaluations against established state-of-the-art quality and safety standards such as those provided by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
St. Nicholas Hospital is committed to meeting its obligation to provide you with the information you need to make informed choices and assist you in implementing those choices.
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