How Can You View the Policy Manual for a Hospital?


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View policy manuals for hospitals on hospital websites, such as those of the University of Rochester Medical Center and University of Connecticut Health Center. Some government departments also publish manuals for hospital use. Many policy manuals are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader or a similar program to view.

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Locate manuals on the website of the University of Rochester Medical Center by going to the Compliance Office page and clicking on Compliance Program Policy Manual link. Next, click on either the Complete URMC Compliance Program Policy Manual or the Complete Highland Hospital Compliance Program Policy Manual, both of which are PDF documents, to view and download these manuals. The manuals cover such topics as record keeping and retention, patient transfers, discharge planning, ancillary service reviews, political contributors and waste disposal.

The University of Connecticut Health Center posts policy manual updates for free viewing on its website. On the website's policy page, click on the PDF links under the Important Policy Changes heading to view new policies.

The Indiana State Department of Health publishes manuals for use in state hospitals, and many of these are available on the department's website. Examples include the hospital policy manual for participants in the state's Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program.

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