A patient's bill of rights.

  title={A patient's bill of rights.},
  journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association},
  volume={72 7},
  • Published 1973 in
    The Journal of the American Osteopathic…
Effective health care requires collaboration between patients and physicians and other health care professionals. Open and honest communication, respect for personal and professional values, and sensitivity to differences are integral to optimal patient care. As the setting for the provision of health services, hospitals must provide a foundation for understanding and respecting the rights and responsibilities of patients, their families, physicians, and other caregivers. Hospitals must ensure… CONTINUE READING