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HIGHLAND RIDGE HOSPITAL 7309 SOUTH 180 WEST MIDVALE, UT 84047 March 12, 2015
VIOLATION: PATIENT RIGHTS: INFORMED CONSENT Tag No: A0131
Based on observation, interview, medical record review and policy review it was determined that the hospital did not inform the patients that there is no physician in the hospital 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Findings Include:

On 3/11/15 an abbreviated survey was conducted and 10 patient records were examined. It was noted that for 10 of 10 records the patients had not been informed that the physician was not present in the hospital 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. This issue was corrected on 3/12/15 by 8:30 AM. A statement was inserted into the authorization for treatment that states "I have been advised the physicians at Highland Ridge Hospital are available onsite at the hospital during day time hours through the week and weekends, and are on-call at night for consultation or any emergency situations."