Patient Responsibilities

As a patient of St. Rita's Medical Center or the parent/guardian of a patient, you have the responsibility to:

  • Provide Accurate and Complete Information Concerning Your Present Complaints, Past Illnesses, Hospitalizations, Medications, Advance Directives and Other Matters Related to your Health or Care
  • Ask Questions When Confused or Uncertain, or If You Want More Information
  • Respect Other Patients and the Staff of St. Rita's
  • Follow your Physician's, Nurse's or Other Healthcare Providers' Instructions
  • Follow Medical Center Policies
  • Keep Appointments
  • Report Any Changes in Your Condition to Your Physician, Nurse or a Caregiver Immediately
  • Provide Accurate and Timely Information Regarding Your Insurance Carrier and/or Your Ability to Pay for Services
  • Inform St. Rita's of Any Concerns You Have Regarding the Service You Receive
 St. Rita’s Patient Relations
Ohio Department of Health
Division of Quality Assurance
246 North High Street  Columbus, Ohio 43215  
The Joint Commission