Patient Rights & Notifications
Health care involves a partnership between patients, families and health care providers. Each member of the partnership has certain rights and responsibilities. When you are well informed, participate in treatment decisions, and communicate openly with your health professionals, you help make your care as effective as possible. We encourage respect for the personal preferences and values of each individual. Learn more about your rights and responsibilities as the patient.
This Notice of Privacy Practices describes how we and the medical staff and personnel who provide you with care or services at this facility may use and disclose your Protected Health Information (“PHI”) to carry out treatment, payment or healthcare operations and for other purposes that are permitted or required by law.
During the course of your physician/patient relationship, your physician may at a future time refer you to one our outpatient facilities. In connection with any such referral, the physician hereby advises you that these physicians, listed in this notification, have an ownership interest. Please be advised that you have the right to obtain the health care items and services for which the physician refers you, at any location or from any ambulatory surgery center, hospital, provider or supplier of your choice, including Mississippi Valley Surgery Center or Mississippi Valley Endoscopy Center.