The commissioner shall prepare a statement summarizing the rights, duties, and requirements of this article and shall require that a copy of such statement be furnished to patients or to persons on the surrogate list known to the hospital, or to the parents or guardians of minor patients, at or prior to admission to the hospital, or within a reasonable time thereafter, and to each member of the hospital’s staff directly involved with patient care.
Terms Used In N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-U
- Hospital: means a general hospital, a residential health care facility, or hospice. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Minor: means any person who is not an adult. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Patient: means a person admitted to a hospital. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A
- Surrogate: means the person selected to make a health care decision on behalf of a patient pursuant to section twenty-nine hundred ninety-four-d of this article. See N.Y. Public Health Law 2994-A