Patient Rights and Responsibilities

We are committed to honoring your patient rights as outlined in this PDF document.

Berger Hospital patient rights and responsibilities

Nondiscrimination Statement

Berger Hospital complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently because of race, color, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, national origin, age, disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression in its health programs and activities.

Please read the full Berger Hospital nondiscrimination statement in this PDF document.

OhioHealth Berger Hospital Nondiscrimination policies

Notice of Privacy Practices

BERGER HOSPITAL PRIVACY PRACTICES 

For further information or questions about this Notice, contact Berger's privacy officer by one of the following ways:

Berger Hospital
600 North Pickaway Street
Circleville, OH 43113

Email: Privacy.Officer@bergerhealth.com

Phone: (740) 420.8399 and toll-free at 888.477.2126, ext. 8399.

Complaint Process

At Berger Hospital, we take your feedback seriously. We offer a number of options you can use, should you have a question or concern about the care you've received.

Internal Complaint Solutions

If you have concerns or suggestions involving patient experience, quality of care or safety while at Berger Hospital, please contact any hospital team member, administrator, charge nurse or department manager. You can also contact our:

Patient Advocate: (740) 420.8353
Senior Director of Quality: (740) 420.8438
Chief Executive Officer: (740) 420.8466

State and Federal Agencies

The Ohio Department of Health also offers a complaint hotline, reachable by:

Phone: 1 (800) 342.0553.
Email: HCComplaints@odh.ohio.gov
Fax: (614) 564.2422
Mail: Department of Health Complaint Unit, 246 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43215

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has a complaints process you can use to report a concern. Contact the commission via:

Web: jointcommission.org
Fax: (630) 792.5636
Email: patientsafetyreport@jointcommission.org
Mail: Office of Quality and Patient Safety, The Joint Commission, 1 Renaissance Blvd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

The Joint Commission also surveys the facilities of Berger Health Hospital on an unannounced basis. These surveys are designed to evaluate Berger Hospital's compliance with nationally established standards concerning quality and safety. The results of the surveys help the commission to determine whether, and the condition under which, accreditation should be awarded.