We can provide better healthcare when you and your family work together as partners with our staff. It is our responsibility to advise you of your rights as a patient; you also have responsibilities in your treatment and care. We urge you to ask questions, be proactive and take an active part in your healthcare plan. If you have questions or concerns, please discuss these with any staff member or contact the surgery center’s Administrator.
Making Healthcare Decisions - Advance Directives
None of us likes to think about how we would want healthcare delivered to us if we became critically ill or unable to communicate. But it is important to make these essential and very personal decisions – known as advance directives – before needing them.
- Please read and/or print our Advance Directives Policy
- Visit the webpage "Making Healthcare Decisions" for general information about Advance Directives and to find official Medical Advance Directive documents for Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and West Virginia. These documents are are available in eight languages:
To prepare for your surgery or procedure, we ask that you complete your medical history online. You will use our totally secure One Medical Passport tool. We recommend you do this as soon as your surgery is scheduled. Once completed, our pre-surgical nurse will review your medical history with you during your scheduled interview.
Important Details About Completing the Online Medical History
Completing your online medical history is easy and usually takes less than 30 minutes
All your information remains completely confidential and is only accessible by our medical team
You may at any time stop filling out the questionnaire and return to it at a more convenient time
You may print out a copy of your medical history for your records after creating it
You may access your online information at any time to review or update the information