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Ethics Committee Consultation

It is the policy of Doctors Hospital at Renaissance’s (“DHR”) to support and educate patients, their families, physicians, and staff regarding the delicate and complex ethical decision-making process encountered in contemporary health care.  For this reason, a multi-disciplinary Ethics Committee is maintained at our facility.  The general function of DHR’s Ethics Committee is to consider and assist in resolving unusual and complicated ethical problems encountered by DHR patients, families, physicians, and staff during the care and treatment at DHR. The Ethics Committee is available:


  1.  To provide case consultation, as requested, to DHR employees, patients, and families who are facing  ethical or moral dilemmas directly related to patient care while at DHR including, but not limited to:
  • Advance care planning/Advance Directives
  • End of life issues, (Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) orders, withholding or withdrawing treatment, palliative care)
  • Decision making for patients who are no longer able to speak for themselves/Guardianship
  • Maternal/Fetal Conflicts
  • Informed Consent/Informed Refusal
  • Physician determination of “death”
 
  1. To provide objective review in cases where ethical dilemmas are perceived by the patient, patient family, physician or other DHR staff
 
  1. To establish forums for the discussion of ethical medical concerns and to develop and coordinate programs for health professionals regarding ethical issues in health care.
 
For more information regarding the Ethics Committee or to request an Ethics Committee consultation, please contact our Medical Staff Office at (956) 362-7161.

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As required by the 2012 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment; Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment;
Hospital Value-Based Purchasing Program; Physician Self-Referral; and Patient Notification Requirements
in Provider Agreements
final rule, Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, Ltd is disclosing that it is seeking an expansion
exception under Section 6001 of the Affordable Care Act of 2010.

Doctors Hospital at Renaissance proudly meets the federal definition of a "physician-owned hospital" (42 CFR § 489.3). As required by law, a list of the hospital's physician owners and investors is available at here. DHR, Ltd. and its affiliated entities comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.