Patients

Welcome to Delta Health Center, Inc.!  We are glad that you have chosen to partner with us for your health care needs.  Please take a moment to review patients’ rights and responsibilities.

Patient Rights

As a patient, you have the right to:

  • be an active participant in your health care and treatment
  • know the names of the health care providers caring for you
  • a private and safe setting
  • be treated with respect and dignity
  • be informed about your illness and treatment, including options for your care
  • change medical providers at Delta Health Center, Inc.
  • seek other opinions about your illness or treatment
  • confidentiality of your health records
  • address any concerns, problems, or questions about your care to the clinic manager
  • know about services available through DHC
  • respect for your cultural, social, spiritual and personal values and beliefs
  • know about permissible reporting requirements
  • request special arrangements if you have a disability
  • ask for assistance with a living will or durable power of attorney for health care
  • refuse treatment, care and services as allowed by law
  • know the cost of your care and ways you may pay for your care
  • refuse to take part in any research program devoid of limiting medical care or treatment.

Patient Responsibilities

As a patient, you have the responsibility to:

  • communicate to your medical provider your illness or complications
  • question your medical provider about your illness or care
  • respect care givers and other patients
  • cancel or reschedule appointments
  • pay your bills in a timely manner
  • use your medications or medical devices
  • inform the medical provider if you become worse
  • notify the provider if you have an allergic or unexpected reaction to medication
  • give written permission to release your other health records to Delta Health Center, Inc. when necessary
  • provide DHC a copy of your living will or durable power of attorney for healthcare matters.  If you have any questions, please tell your medical provider or the clinic manager.

As a patient of Delta Health Center, Inc., we invite you to become a partner in your health care. Contact the clinic of your choice to make an appointment and ensure that particular services are provided.  Walk-ins are welcome.