Speak Up

Partnering With Our Patients

We encourage our patients to be active participants in their health care through the use of the “Speak Up” program.

S peak up if you have any questions or concerns, and if you don’t understand, ask again.

P ay attention to the care you are receiving. Ask questions when you don’t understand.

E ducate yourself about your diagnosis, medical tests and plan of care.

A sk a trusted family member or friend to be with you if you are unable to ask questions for yourself.

K now what medications you take.

U se a health care organization that has undergone rigorous on-site evaluations.

P articipate in decisions about your treatment. You are the center of your health care team.