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Patients Rights & Responsibilities


PATIENT RIGHTS

  1. Patients have the right to respect as human beings with dignity and value.
  2. Patients have the right to receive proper healthcare services and medical treatment regardless of gender, age, religion, status or economic situation; treatment can not be refused without justifiable reason.
  3. Patients have the right to be informed and concerns heard regarding diagnosis and treatment options, if subject to medical research or organ transplant, expected outcome of treatment including side effects, cost of care from doctors, nurses, etc. Patients also have the right to give consent or refuse.
  4. Patients have the right to a second opinion in determining treatment methods.
  5. Patients' personal health information and privacy are fully protected therefore medical personnel and medical institutions can not disclose confidential information except when they receive consent from the patient or when criminal investigations are required by law.
  6. Patient have the right to be respected for their cultural and religious values and beliefs.
  7. In case of medical service disputes, patients have the right to consultation and mediation from the Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency.

PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Patients need to give a complete and accurate information about their health and medical history; trust and respect the treatment plan of the healthcare provider.
  2. Patients are expected to provide accurate personal information before treatment and can not be treated or receive treatment under a false name.
  3. Patients must abide by hospital rules and regulations.
  4. Patients must treat all hospital staff and other patients with courtesy and respect.
  5. Patients must adhere to their financial obligations with the hospital.