Patient rights and responsibilities

Care that supports you and your family

UW Health partners with our patients to provide remarkable care.

UW Health partners with our patients to provide remarkable care. To ensure that you receive the safest, highest quality care possible, it is important that you are aware of your rights and responsibilities.

You or your authorized representative have the right to:

  • Access to care and treatment without discrimination

  • Respect, confidentiality and personal dignity

  • Information you can understand

  • Participation in decisions about your care

  • Care that supports you and your family

  • Access to your billing and medical records

For more information or to discuss any aspect of your rights and responsibilities as a patient, please contact Patient Relations at (608) 263-8009 or patientrelations@uwhealth.org

In addition, please refer to our information about keeping personal belongings safe. Because patients are responsible for all personal belongings, we provide detailed tips to make sure your valuables are safe within our building.