Awards and Recognitions
End of Life Option Act
At St. Mary's Medical Center our primary focus is the dignity of each patient. We seek to enhance quality of life primarily by preventing illness and restoring health, but we also recognize that alleviating suffering and caring for the dying are essential aspects of our mission.
Most times, you are usually able to make informed, deliberate choices about your treatment. These choices can be expressed in advance, before you are unable to express your wishes due to progression of an illness or other unanticipated problems. There are three advance directive documents available in California to convey those choices they are:
Conflicts that may arise in regard to decision-making about health care and treatment may be referred to the Bioethics or Ethics Committee. Please notify your doctor, nurse, case manager, or patient relations representative to initiate the process.
For more information, please call 877.507.1759.