vary in different countries and often depending upon prevailing cultural and social norms.
The former officer of patients' rights
revealed that when legitimate complaints were taken to senior health ministry officials they were ignored.
, quality of life, and health care system performance.
Meanwhile, the Supreme Court's unanimous decision on Monday nullified patients' rights
laws in 10 states.
According to the organizers, the planned ombudsman group will respond to consultations concerning patients' rights
, as well as investigate and warn medical institutions.
One of the reasons Barr stood strong on patients' rights
was probably because he is politically and geographically close to Rep.
who has central bipartisan efforts in the House to enact patients' rights
Turned her battle against ovarian cancer into a crusade for patients' rights
On one hand, patients' rights
advocates understand the debate to be about protecting a patient's ability to sue managed care companies for inferior-quality medical services.
Poor pain management (including failure to premedicate for pain and treatments, and inappropriate use of psychotropic drugs) has triggered survey citations for abuse, violation of patients' rights
(per the self determination act), and substandard care.
The patients' rights
regulations will strengthen existing protections for patient health and safety and will help assure that high-quality care is provided to all patients in hospitals participating in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
But for more than 12 years, legislators, patients' rights
groups, and medical professionals have failed in repeated attempts to do just that.