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English and Persian search keywords and combinations included terms such as "patient bill of rights, patient rights, Iranian patient bill of rights, and Persian patient rights.
This great difference reflects the absence of any charter, bill on patient rights in our country.
Journal on Medical Ethics, Special Patient Rights 2010; 3: 51-60.
Despite criticism against assumptions of the amendment to the act on patient rights of April 28, 2011, an amendment to the provisions of the act on patient rights and the Ombudsman for Patient Rights was enacted, as well as to the act on obligatory insurances, the Insurance Guarantee Fund and the Polish Communication Insurance Office, which became effective on January 1, 2012, except for the provisions related to applying for the voivodeship commissions for adjudicating on medical events, which became effective within 14 days from the moment of promulgation of the above mentioned act, i.
Virtually multiple scattered clinics, late night sittings and unchecked number of patients are all detrimental to the patient rights and provide poor quality of clinical services.
According to Mavronicolas, a harmonising law which defines the legal rights of patients has existed since 2005 and under this law the ministry plans to proceed on checks at private hospitals, as patient rights are almost non-existent there.
More knowledge of service recipients, service providers and service producers with regards to patient rights charter will definitely improve patients' right and consequently provide better health care to its recipients.
Zaharieva was distinguished for her role in the fight for the actual enforcement of patient rights in Bulgaria.
It said there was "doubt" about the value of enshrining waiting-time guarantees in law and added: "There is a danger patient rights not included in the Bill could be overlooked if the legislation is introduced.
The provisions, contained in an overhaul of regulations governing the hospice industry, include explicit language on patient rights that had not existed under the previous regulations, CMS said.
The program includes an overview of the HIPAA regulations, compliance and enforcement, covered entities, information security, patient rights and protected information.
More than 13 million Californians lack basic patient rights because he would grant protections only to those in federally regulated health plans.

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