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Patients Rights and Expectations

You Are Welcome Here

Here at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, your ability to get health care services will not be affected by skin color, language, religion, immigration status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. Learn More

Patient Confidentiality

Our Staff fosters relationships with patients and families built on trust and honesty. We respect patient privacy and keep medical and personal information confidential by following policies and procedures that permit access to this data solely for purposes that support treatment, payment and healthcare operations. Learn More

Patients Rights and Responsibilities

Patients and families can learn more about patient rights and responsibilities by visiting the following pages: Doctors' Relationships with Outside Companies; Patient Confidentiality; Privacy Notice; Promoting a Healthy Environment; Your Rights as a Patient; and Your Responsibilities as a Patient. Learn More

Quality of Patient Care

Quality and patient safety are at the core of BWH's mission and vision. Committed to providing the safest, highest quality, and most satisfying care possible, we follow strict quality and safety practices throughout our entire hospital, monitoring our compliance with these practices and continuously seeking ways to improve. Learn More


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