Patient Rights & Responsibilities

Click here to review the Patient Rights & Responsibilities PDF document.

Any questions regarding your rights and responsibilities can be referred to the Patient Advocate by calling extension 906-449-3875.

Effective health care requires patients, physicians and health care professionals to work together as a team. Open and honest communication, respect for personal and professional values, and sensitivity to differences are important in providing the best possible patient care.

UP Health System - Marquette is committed to understanding and respecting the rights and responsibilities of patients, their families, physicians, and other caregivers. The hospital respects the role of patients in decision making about treatment choices and other aspects of their care.

UP Health System - Marquette is sensitive to cultural, racial, linguistic, religious, age, gender, and other differences as well as the needs of persons with disabilities. UP Health System - Marquette treats all patients regardless of their source of payment.