Patient Rights

As a patient of Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, we wish to inform you of your legal rights prior to providing or discontinuing your care.

Patient Rights (PDF)

“Newark Beth Israel Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission. If any concern cannot be resolved by working with one of our administrators, individuals are encouraged to contact The Joint Commission, by

  • At www.jointcommission.org, using the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” on the home page of the website.
  • By fax to 630-792-5636.
  • By mail to The Office of Quality and Patient Safety (OQPS), The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181.

Reports of patient safety events to The Joint Commission must include the health care organization’s name, street address, city and state.”

Patient Stories

  • “Years ago, my sister had to have open heart surgery for a similar issue and it was a long and difficult recovery,” said Joseph. “My family was amazed at how different my recovery was immediately following the procedure. I was home the next day.”

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  • “I knew right away that I was where I needed to be. My experience there was head and shoulders above the care I had received anywhere else.”

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  • “He took me for a walk around the hospital,” she says. “He spent the time to make sure I understood how lucky I was. He said it won’t be easy, but that I can do things to get healthier. I appreciated that he was so honest.”

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