Patient & Visitors Guide – Patient Rights and Privacy


Patient Rights and Responsibilities


The physicians and staff at St. Alexius Hospital respect the dignity, comfort and privacy of each patient and will treat you with compassion, courtesy and respect at all times.


As a patient at St. Alexius Hospital, you have the right to:

  1. Receive considerate, respectful care in a safe setting, free from abuse, harassment or neglect.
  2. Receive medically appropriate and necessary care based solely on your clinical needs.
  3. Make informed decisions about your medical treatment based on complete and understandable information from your physician.


To read our complete Patient Rights & Responsibilities statement, including a listing of Patient Advocacy programs, click here.


Our Patient Rights & Responsibilities statement is also available in Vietnamese, Bosnian and Spanish



HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices


To read our “Notice of Privacy Practices” in English, click here.


Our “Notice of Privacy Practices” is also available in VietnameseBosnian and Spanish.



Use of the Website


The information included on The St. Alexius Hospital Website Network, including St. Alexius Hospital (, NewStart Bariatric Surgery Center ( and the Lutheran School of Nursing (  is for reference and educational purposes only as a service to our users.  It is not meant to answer specific healthcare or medical questions you may have. You should consult with your physician or other healthcare provider if you have a health problem.

St. Alexius Hospital, including NewStart Bariatric Surgery Center and the Lutheran School of Nursing, makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, about the completeness, timeliness or accuracy of the information on the St. Alexius Hospital Website Network  or linked to the St. Alexius Hospital  Website Network.  St. Alexius Hospital reserves the right to add, edit or remove or otherwise change any information and/or links to the St. Alexius Hospital Website Network at any time and for any reason.