Patient Rights

Patient Rights in the American Healthcare System

By Trisha Torrey, from Verywellhealth. What rights do American patients have as they navigate through the American healthcare system? You have rights that are granted and enforced by law, such as the Health Insurance Portability… Read More

Can Patients Record Their Doctors Appointments

State, federal laws govern whether doctor visits can be recorded Audio and video recordings of doctors’ visits can be used to improve patients’ and families’ understanding of medical conditions and care instructions. In some situations,… Read More

AHA Patient’s Bill of Rights

The AHA Patient’s Bill of Rights is only a guideline for hospitals. Americans have few legal patient rights.  From the American Hospital Association: A Patient’s Bill of Rights was first adopted by the American Hospital… Read More